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Catalog Number 2015.001.03167.11
Title Operator of San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge Working, 1962
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1962
Description 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.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Foster City, CA
People
Subjects Aerial views
Bridges
Landscape photographs
Search Terms Bridges
Communications Technology
Drawbridges
San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge
San Mateo-Hayward Bridge
Telephones
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association