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Name San Mateo-Hayward Bridge
Number of Archive records 1
Number of Photo records 24

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Image of 2015.001.00650.3 - Development of Brewer Island into Foster City, 1956-1967

2015.001.00650.3 - Development of Brewer Island into Foster City, 1956-1967

Development of Brewer Island into Foster City, 1956-1967. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of Brewer Island and the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge before the development of Foster City. Brewer Island is visible in the foreground along the lower portion of the image, and the drawbridge extends across the image at center. Part of a series. See also series 01771; 02643; 02887; 03037; 03974; 03820; 03078; 04283.

Image of 2015.001.02887.14 - Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962

2015.001.02887.14 - Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962

Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962. Black and white negative shows Brewer Island with the early development of Foster City. Marshland with some sloughs and channels are visible in the image. The 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge and Highway 92 extend along the lower shoreline. A transmission tower is visible to the left of center in this area. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03078.4 - Dredging and Construction of Lagoons for Foster City, 1962

2015.001.03078.4 - Dredging and Construction of Lagoons for Foster City, 1962

Dredging and Construction of Lagoons for Foster City, 1962. Black and white negative shows the dredging and construction of lagoons and canals for Foster City, California. One canal runs from the lower left corner of the image to the upper right. The canal wall appears to still be under construction with exposed rebar on the right bank. At the end of the canal runs through a pipe underneath an earthen bridge. On the bridge are two trucks and several workers. Behind them in the background at upper right is the drawbridge section of the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03167.4 - Bridge Operator Monitoring Traffic on the San-Mateo Hayward Drawbridge, 1962

2015.001.03167.4 - Bridge Operator Monitoring Traffic on the San-Mateo Hayward Drawbridge, 1962

Bridge Operator Monitoring Traffic on the San-Mateo Hayward Drawbridge, 1962. Black and white negative shows a bridge operator monitoring automotive and maritime traffic on the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge. The operator's back is to the camera and he looks down to monitor traffic driving on the bridge below. He wears glasses and rests his arms on a railing. The metal trusses of the bridge are visible and surrounding them is the San Francisco Bay.

Image of 2015.001.04504 - Construction of the San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge, 1963

2015.001.04504 - Construction of the San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge, 1963

Construction of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963. Black and white negative shows construction on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge. Six people stand on the bridge at center, posing for a photograph. There are overhead power lines above and behind them, and the East Bay hills are visible on the other side of the bay. On the right side of the image, six construction workers perform various tasks. One looks through a surveying instrument mounted on a tripod, one holds a hose that is connected to a mixer, and the other four are working on the piers supporting the bridge. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.09807.1 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Construction, 1967

2015.001.09807.1 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Construction, 1967

San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Construction, 1967. Black and white negative shows construction of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge highrise. A crane lifts up a large segment of the bridge at left in the image. Text on the bridge segment reads, "MURPHY PACFIC." Near the bridge segment on the right, three construction workers stand on an unfinished portion of the bridge. Part of a series. See also 2015.001.10073.

Image of 2015.001.02318.6 - Aerial View of the City of San Mateo, 1961

2015.001.02318.6 - Aerial View of the City of San Mateo, 1961

Aerial View of the City of San Mateo, 1961. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of eastern San Mateo, California, looking north. Bay Meadows racetrack can be seen at center. Highway 92 and the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge appear at upper right in the photograph. Hillsdale Shopping Center is in the lower left of the image. In the upper left corner of the image is Coyote Point.

Image of 2015.001.01325.7 - Aerial of Belmont Hills Looking Northeast, 1960

2015.001.01325.7 - Aerial of Belmont Hills Looking Northeast, 1960

Aerial of Belmont Hills Looking Northeast, 1960. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of Belmont Hills looking northeast. Farms and country roads (prior to construction of Interstate 280) are visible along the bottom of the image. Carlmont High School appears at center right. Brewer Island (pre development into Foster City) is visible at center in the upper portion of the image with the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge at upper right.

Image of 2015.001.03167.10 - Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Looking for Ships, 1962

2015.001.03167.10 - Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Looking for Ships, 1962

Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Looking for Ships, 1962. Black and white negative shows a man standing in an equipment room of the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge looking through binoculars. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that the operator is looking out for ships and sailboats on San Francisco Bay. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03167.11 - Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Working, 1962

2015.001.03167.11 - Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Working, 1962

Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Working, 1962. Black and white negative shows a close-up image of a bridge operator on the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge holding a receiver to his ear while facing the mouthpiece of a wall mounted telephone. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that this operator is using the bridge interdepartmental telecommunication system. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03167.7 - Operator Raising San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge, 1962

2015.001.03167.7 - Operator Raising San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge, 1962

Operator Raising San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge, 1962. Black and white negative shows a man operating the lift on the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge. The man appears at left in the image standing next to large machinery. He holds two levers, moving one forward and the other backward.

Image of 2015.001.03167.9 - Operator Raising the San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge, 1962

2015.001.03167.9 - Operator Raising the San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge, 1962

Operator Raising the San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge, 1962. Black and white negative shows the equipment room of the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge. A man is visible just left of center on the far side of the room standing with one arm on his hip and the other resting on a lever that is part of the equipment that operates the bridge’s vertical lift.

Image of 2015.001.04908.4 - Construction of New San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963

2015.001.04908.4 - Construction of New San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963

Construction of New San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963. Black and white negative shows an image of the partially constructed San Mateo-Hayward Bridge with six people working on the pier supports. Two men remove wood planks from a palette in the foreground. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.04908.1 - Surveying for Construction of New San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963

2015.001.04908.1 - Surveying for Construction of New San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963

Surveying for Construction of New San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1963. Black and white negative shows two surveyors standing on top of the new State Route 92 highway with the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge visible in the background. A man wearing a hat looks through a theodolite on a tripod at right in the foreground, and another man holds a rod in the distance at upper left. The photograph was taken looking east. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05498.1 - Construction of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1964

2015.001.05498.1 - Construction of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1964

Construction of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, 1964. Black and white negative shows construction of the first pillar for the high rise section of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge. The photograph was taken looking east with construction workers, I-beams, scaffolding, and a crane in the foreground. The original 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge appears in the background. Part of a series.