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Title
[Aerial view of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge under construction]
Date Created and/or Issued
1935 Jan. 29
Contributing Institution
San Francisco Public Library
Collection
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
Description
Folder: S.F. Bridges-Bay-Construction-Towers.
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
On back: "SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE; Walter G. Swanson. 500 Sansome St. - GA rfield 1415; 900.11 B-12/AA. Aerial view of the West Bay crossing of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, showing three towers erected and one tower under erection. Pier W-4, the concrete center anchorage of the twin suspension bridges, midway between San Francisco and Yerba Buena Island, has been poured to an elevation of 222 feet above water level. According to Chief Engineer C. H. Purcell, the height of this concrete center anchorage from water level to the top of concrete will be 235.18 feet.
Type
image
Extent
1 photographic print:
Subject
Bridges--Bay--Construction--Towers
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs

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