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Title
[San Francisco Bay Bridge, models] (7 views)
Contributor
Andrew, Charles E
Date Created and/or Issued
[1931]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Charles E. Andrew was bridge project engineer.
Images of brick warehouse, models mounted beams.
View 1 (2011-2460). San Francisco Bay Bridge, model A, 7-20-31, photo #1. "Original model under construction stiffening truss falsework in place, erection weights on suspenders. Suspenders not yet trimmed" - handwritten on verso -- view 2 (2011-2461). San Francisco Bay Bridge, model A, 8-24-31, photo #2. "Side bars of main span stiffening truss are being removed preparatory to second series of tests" - handwritten on verso -- view 3 (2011-2462). San Francisco Bay Bridge, model A, 8-24-31, photo #3. "View showing east side span fully loaded with maximum live load" - handwritten on verso -- view 4 (2011-2465). San Francisco Bay Bridge, model A, 8-24-31, photo #4. "View of instrument calibration stand" - handwritten on verso -- view 5 (2011-2466). San Francsico Bay Bridge, model A, 8-24-31, photo #5. "View of central channel anchorage. Note temperature control" - handwritten on verso -- view 6 (2011-2463). San Francisco Bay Bridge, model A, 8-24-31, photo #6. "Main tower showing clinometer, deflection scale (vertical), tower deflection dial, scale models of traffic, moment measuring device, temperature control, and nomographs" - handwritten on verso. "Anis dial for measuring tower deflections" - written on front (difficult to detect) -- view 7 (2011-2464). San Francisco Bay Bridge, models B and C, 8-24-31, photo #7. "Foundations for models B (4A) and C (6A)" - handwritten on verso.
Estate of C.E. Andrew.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
5 photographic prints ; 8 x 10 in.
Language
English
Subject
Suspension bridges--California--San Francisco Bay
Truss bridges--California--San Francisco Bay
Bridge construction--California--San Francisco Bay
Engineering models
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)--Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Francisco Bay
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)

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