McCarthy Album 04, Photograph 004

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Title

McCarthy Album 04, Photograph 004

Date

10/9/1934

Subject

Carquinez Bridge, Carquinez Strait

Description

Caption: "Carquinez Bridge -- Crockett, Cal." This photograph shows the original Carquinez Bridge, built to span the Carquinez Strait and thereby contribute to a direct route between Sacramento and San Francisco. The steel cantilevered bridge, designed by Robinson & Steinman, was constructed in 1927. It is no longer extant, having been replaced by two parallel bridges constructed in 1958 and 2003. The structure of the original bridge was removed in 2007. See also 96-07-08-alb11-307 with caption: "Carquinez Bridge, Crockett, California. Oct. 9, 1934."

Coverage

Carquinez Bridge, Carquinez Strait, California

Identifier

96-07-08-alb04-004

Contributor

Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996.

Publisher

California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office

Rights

© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.

Source

Image of a photograph within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

Format

JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color

Language

English

Type

Still Image