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Title
Colorado Street Bridge, view 3
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
The Colorado Street Bridge was designed and built in 1913 by the Kansas City (MO)-based firm of J.A.L. Waddell. With a span of 1,486 feet and known for its distinctive Beaux Arts arches, lights, and railings, the bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 1989, after the Loma Prieta earthquake in Northern California, the bridge was declared a seismic hazard and closed to traffic. It was reopened in 1993 after a substantial retrofit.
Photo of the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, showing the sidewalk, railings and cars travelling on the bridge.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00035301
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Pasadena-Bridges-Colorado Street Bridge; N-002-856.3 8x10
CARL0000038523
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/99495
Subject
Bridges--California--Pasadena
Arch bridges--California--Pasadena
Automobiles--California--Pasadena
Electric lines--Poles and towers
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks
Waddell, J. A. L.(John Alexander Low),1854-1938
Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Pasadena (Calif.)
Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, Calif.)

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