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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Photograph included in the exhibit: “Edited for Publication: Photographic Manipulations in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner” 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. Photograph caption dated May 23, 1956 reads, Path Of Leap From Colorado St. Bridge - Homer Robbins, 43, Plunged 100 Feet, Through Roof of Barracks - and He's Still Alive!
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00093246 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 45 CARL0005009175 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33847
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks Arch bridges--California--Pasadena Suicide--California--Pasadena Bridges--California--Pasadena Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, Calif.) Pasadena (Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Waddell, J. A. L.(John Alexander Low),1854-1938