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Image of RF2003.031 - John Deere road-building plow is solid oak with oak handles.  Blade is affixed with steel parts.  A steel bar wraps around top and bottom of beam, outside of handles and at top and bottom of handle ends forming steel grips.  All steel is painted green while oak has a clear lacquer finish.  The large blade is made of heavy iron so that it will not break if it hits a rock.

RF2003.031 - John Deere road-building plow is solid oak with oak handles. Blade is affixed with steel parts. A steel bar wraps around top and bottom of beam, outside of handles and at top and bottom of handle ends forming steel grips. All steel is painted green while oak has a clear lacquer finish. The large blade is made of heavy iron so that it will not break if it hits a rock.

John Deere road-building plow is solid oak with oak handles. Blade is affixed with steel parts. A steel bar wraps around top and bottom of beam, outside of handles and at top and bottom of handle ends forming steel grips. All steel is painted green while oak has a clear lacquer finish. The large blade is made of heavy iron so that it will not break if it hits a rock.

Image of 2015.001.00106 - Santa on Firetruck Driving in Burlingame, 1948

2015.001.00106 - Santa on Firetruck Driving in Burlingame, 1948

Santa on Firetruck Driving in Burlingame, 1948. Black and white negative shows a man dressed as Santa Claus standing on the back of an antique fire truck that is being driven down a Burlingame residential street. Santa Claus is holding on to a spooled fire hose with one hand and waving with the other. There are four other individuals in firemen's uniforms on the truck - one driving, two standing on the running boards on either side of the truck, and one person standing at the back of the truck behind Santa. At center left, a boy riding on a bicycle trails behind the fire truck. Along the side of the truck's hood is written "BURLINGAME FIRE DEPARTMENT" and on the front of the hood there is a c

Image of 2015.001.00475 - California Drive at Buringame Avenue, 1948

2015.001.00475 - California Drive at Buringame Avenue, 1948

California Drive at Buringame Avenue, 1948. Black and white negative shows a car driving south on California Drive at the corner of Burlingame Avenue. The Burlingame Train Depot appears in the background on the left. In the parking lot of the train depot is a striped truck with the words "BAGGAGE / EXPRESS" on its side. A Borden Dairy billboard reads "Give to fight Cancer" on top of a P.G.& E. office building. There are several cars and buses driving on the street, as well as a group of three women crossing the street at center in the image. On the right in the foreground are two newspaper stands and a fire hydrant. There are several other signs for businesses and products in the background

Image of 2015.001.02477.2 - Mission Street in Daly City, 1961

2015.001.02477.2 - Mission Street in Daly City, 1961

Mission Street in Daly City, 1961. Black and white negative of Mission Street in Daly City, California. There are at least two banners stretching across the street advertising the 50th Anniversary of Daly City. There are several cars driving and parked on Mission Street. Across the street are several businesses, including a garage, a drugstore, a U.S. Air Force Recruitment office, an optometrist, and a sign advertising a motel. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.08310 - Entrance to San Francisco International Airport, 1965

2015.001.08310 - Entrance to San Francisco International Airport, 1965

Entrance to San Francisco International Airport, 1965. Black and white negative of the entrance to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). There are two directional signs for parking lots, one right of center in the foreground and the other to the left in the background. Several construction trucks, vehicles, and workers can be seen in the background to the left, underneath one of the parking signs. There is a sidewalk on the left side of the image, running from the foreground to the background. There are two cars driving up the ramp on the right and near one of the cars two workers are working on another large overhead road sign. The airport's main terminal building can be seen in the bac

Image of 2015.001.03711.6 - Construction of Highway 92 Overpass in San Mateo, October 1962

2015.001.03711.6 - Construction of Highway 92 Overpass in San Mateo, October 1962

Construction of Highway 92 Overpass in San Mateo, October 1962. Black and white negative shows construction of the Highway 92 overpass at El Camino Real in San Mateo, California. The image shows several cars driving along El Camino Real with construction of the overpass visible on either side of the road. A crane appears at center left lifting a large beam. Several construction workers can be seen on the scaffolding around the structure at right and left.

Image of 2015.001.04222 - Boy Scout Hike along Crystal Springs Road in San Mateo, April 1963

2015.001.04222 - Boy Scout Hike along Crystal Springs Road in San Mateo, April 1963

Boy Scout Hike along Crystal Springs Road in San Mateo, April 1963. Black and white negative shows eight Boy Scouts and a Scout Leader hiking along Crystal Springs Road in San Mateo, California. The boys and the Scout Leader walk in single file toward the camera along the road's guardrail. The boy at the front of the line carries a flagpole. A 1963 Chevrolet Biscayne appears in the foreground at left driving up the road toward the scouts at center.

Image of 2015.001.04275.1 - Traffic on East Hillsdale Boulevard West, 1962

2015.001.04275.1 - Traffic on East Hillsdale Boulevard West, 1962

Traffic on East Hillsdale Boulevard West, 1962. Black and white negative shows traffic on East Hillsdale Boulevard looking west. The roadway appears in the foreground at lower right and extends into the distance at center left. Bay Meadows race track, stables, and grandstand are visible in the background at center right. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05355.1 - El Camino at 4th Avenue, San Mateo, 1964

2015.001.05355.1 - El Camino at 4th Avenue, San Mateo, 1964

El Camino at 4th Avenue, San Mateo, 1964. Black and white negative shows El Camino Real at 4th Avenue in San Mateo, California. Multiple cars drive along the roadway with one parked at mid-ground, center right. The photograph was taken looking north down El Camino Real toward a retail building with signs for “chandler’s Warp ’n Woof,” “fine fabrics,” “Sanfords,” and “San Mateo Stationers.” A J. C. Penney building is partially visible at right with the Ben Franklin hotel visible nearby in the background. A Standard oil station appears in the distance at left of center in the image. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that the Bank of California appears on the left side of this image. Part of a s

Image of 2015.001.05196.2 - Traffic on Bayshore Freeway Looking North from Broadway, Burlingame Overpass, 1963

2015.001.05196.2 - Traffic on Bayshore Freeway Looking North from Broadway, Burlingame Overpass, 1963

Traffic on Bayshore Freeway Looking North from Broadway, Burlingame Overpass, 1963. Black and white negative shows traffic on Bayshore Freeway (US 101). The photograph was taken looking north from the Broadway street overpass in Burlingame, California. Four lanes of oncoming traffic fill the majority of the image. A sign for “Millbrae / EXIT 1 MI” appears at top right. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05495.1 - Underpass Construction at Hillsdale and El Camino in San Mateo Looking North, 1964

2015.001.05495.1 - Underpass Construction at Hillsdale and El Camino in San Mateo Looking North, 1964

Underpass Construction at Hillsdale and El Camino in San Mateo Looking North, 1964. Black and white negative shows construction of an underpass at Hillsdale Shopping Center and El Camino Real in San Mateo, California. The photograph was taken looking north along El Camino Real with the roadway extending from center left in the distance to lower right in the foreground. Beyond the roadway, a construction site is visible with a crane near center. A sign is partially visible on the side of the Hillsdale Shopping Center at upper left that begins “SE”. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05495.2 - Underpass Construction at Hillsdale and El Camino in San Mateo Looking East, 1964

2015.001.05495.2 - Underpass Construction at Hillsdale and El Camino in San Mateo Looking East, 1964

Underpass Construction at Hillsdale and El Camino in San Mateo Looking East, 1964. Black and white negative shows construction of an underpass across from Hillsdale Shopping Center along El Camino Real in San Mateo, California. The photograph was taken from the top of a building looking east with El Camino Real in the foreground along the bottom of the image. A truck pulling two trailers filled with dirt appears in the construction area at center left in the image, and a crane is visible in the distance at upper left. Residential houses appear in the background. Part of a series. See also 2015.001.05577.