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Title
Highway Recollections of Herbert S. Miles
Creator
Hanel, Mary
Contributor
Miles, Herbert S
Date Created and/or Issued
1987-10-30
Contributing Institution
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Collection
California Revealed from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Rights Information
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Description
Herbert S. Miles worked for the California Division of Highways from 1930 until his retirement on March 6, 1973. He began his highway career with a summer job in District 4 while attending the University of California. In 1936 he worked as a Bridge Inspector on the completed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. In the early 1950s he was Assistant District Engineer in charge of Administration for District 4. In 1956 he was promoted to District Engineer in charge of District 2, the position from which he retired. He headed District 2 during the building of the Interstate Highway System.
Type
sound
Format
Original
Audio cassette
Form/Genre
Oral histories
Extent
1 Tape of 1
Identifier
casadt_000069
Language
English
Subject
California. Division of Highways--History
Provenance
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
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