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Shafter Bridge, Spanning Lagunitas Creek on Sir Francis Drake Boul, Lagunitas, Marin County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB121068
Upstream Face Of Bridge

HB121069
View East Along Bridge Deck

HB121070
Detail Of East Pier

HB121071
Detail Of West Pier


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Spanning Lagunitas Creek on Sir Francis Drake Boul, Lagunitas vicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-10
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Significance: Associated with work of John C. Oglesby, an important and long-time County Surveyor, City Engineer, and private surveyor responsible for many of the bridges extant in Marin County. Only open spandrel arch bridge in Marin County. This type of bridge was closely associated with the development of the California State Highway system.

Subjects
Recreation
Arch Bridges
Railroad Companies


Related Names
Oglesby, John C.
MacDougall, T. A.
MacDougall, E. R.
Marin County Department Of Public Works
Shafter, James McMillan
Collin & Associates, Photographer
Pursell, Carroll W., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. UPSTREAM FACE OF BRIDGE
2. VIEW EAST ALONG BRIDGE DECK
3. DETAIL OF EAST PIER
4. DETAIL OF WEST PIER


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