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Title
"Suicide Bridge", Colorado Street Bridge
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1929
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
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.
Side view of the Colorado Street Bridge showing its arched design and the Arroyo Seco below it. Photograph dated November 15, 1929.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00093250
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 45
CARL0005009180
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/28662
Subject
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks
Arch bridges--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

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