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Catalog Number 2015.001.03167.4
Title Bridge Operator Monitoring Traffic on the San-Mateo Hayward Drawbridge, 1962
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1962
Description 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.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place San Francisco Bay, CA
People
Subjects Bridges
Drawbridges
San Mateo
Transportation
Workers
Search Terms Bridges
Drawbridges
San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge
San Mateo Bridge
San Mateo-Hayward Bridge
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association