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Sacramento River Bridge, Spanning Sacramento River at CA State Highway 275, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA



B&W Photos

HB133138
Contextual View From Downstream Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking North-northeast From Pioneer Bridge (business Route 80)

HB133139
Contextual View From Upstream Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking South-southwest From Lower (railroad) Deck Of Southern Pacific Transportation Company's I Street Bridge

HB133140
Contextual View From Upstream Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking Southwest From Roof Of California State Railroad Museum

HB133141
Contextual View Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking North-northwest From Roof Of Capitol Bank Of Commerce Building

HB133142
Contextual View Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking North-northwest From Roof Of Capitol Bank Of Commerce Building

HB133143
Contextual View Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking West-northwest Along Capitol Mall

HB133144
Contextual View Of Bridge In Its Setting, Looking East-southeast Toward Sacramento, Along State Highway 275

HB133145
View Of Yolo County Elevation, Looking East-southeast Toward Sacramento, Along Centerline Of State Highway 275

HB133146
Oblique Of Downstream Side Of Bridge, Looking East From Yolo County Side Of The Sacramento River

HB133147
Oblique View Of Bridge, Looking East Of Downstream Side Of Bridge From Yolo County Side Of The Sacramento River

HB133148
Oblique View Of Bridge, Looking Southeast Of Upstream Side Of Bridge From Yolo County Side Of Sacramento River

HB133149
Detail View Of Pylon On Yolo County End Of Bridge

HB133150
Detail View Of Bridge, Looking East-southeast Along Sidewalk On Downstream Side Of Bridge

HB133151
Detail View Of Underside Of Operator's Cabin, Showing Utility Connections, Looking North-northeast

HB133152
Detail View Of Stairway From Deck Level To Operator's Cabin, Looking South-southwest

HB133153
Detail View Of Operator's Cabin, Looking West-northwest

HB133154
Detail View Of Cupola Atop Operator's Cabin Which Mounts Signal Horns, Weather Vane

HB133155
Detail View Of A Typical Tower From Operator's Cabin, Looking West-northwest (vignetting Caused By Extreme Camera Shift Required To Hold Entire Tower In View)

HB133156
Detail View Of Lift Cables On Inside Face Of Yolo County Tower, Looking North

HB133157
View, Looking South, Showing One Of Two Main Electric Motors In Foreground With Reduction Gear Housing At Right, Gasoline- Powered Waukesha Auxiliary Drive Motor At Middle, And Gasoline- Powered Emergency Generator In Background

HB133158
View, Looking West-northwest, Showing Transmission, In Foreground, Attached To Reduction Gear Housing Which Is Flanked By The Two Main Electric Drive Motors, With Electrical Cabinets And Operator's Desk In Background

HB133159
View, Looking East-southeast, Showing Controller Panel At Extreme Left, Emergency Hand Brake, Reduction Gear Housing From Which Protrudes Main Pulley Shaft, And Lift Span Height Indicator At Center

HB133160
View, Looking South, Showing Gasoline-powered Emergency Generator, With Main Transmission At Left Foreground

HB133161
View, Looking Northeast, Showing Main Transmission In Left Foreground, Gasoline-powered Waukesha Auxiliary Drive Motor At Center, And One Of Two Main Electric Drive Motors At Left Center

HB133162
View, Looking Southwest Inside Transformer Room, Showing Transformers And Knife Switches

HB133163
View, Looking Northwest Inside Transformer Room, Showing Oil- Filled Transformer Pots 27

HB133164
Detail, Top Of Lamp Standard, Drawn By Project Architect Alfred Eichler, February 15, 1934

HB133165
Alternate Design Using Battered And Unsheathed Lift Towers, With Deepened Truss On Lift Span

HB133166
Alternate Design Using Through Arch Spans, With Arch Repeated Between Tower Legs, And Ashlar Masonry Walls And Pylons Pen-and-ink Drawing By Project Architect Alfred Eichler, 1934.

HB133167
Detail, Alternate Design Using Through Arch Spans Pencil Drawing By Project Architect Alfred Eichler, Ca

HB133168
Alternate Design, Similar To That Ultimately Selected, But Using Stepped Towers, And With Pylons Capped By Lanterns Pen-and-ink Drawing By Project Architect Alfred Eichler, Ca

HB133169
Pencil Sketch Of Selected Design, Depicting Ocean-going Vessel (which Were Still Navigating Sacramento River In 1930s) Approaching Lift Span Drawn By Project Architect Alfred Eichler, 1935

HB133170
Sacramento Approach To Bridge, Showing M Street (now Capitol Mall) Approaching From Lower Right, Watchman's Shanty At Center, Tracks Of Sacramento Northern Railway Along Centerline Of M Street And Bridge, And Tracks Of Southern Pacific Railroad Crossing

HB133171
Pencil Drawing Of Selected Design Drawn By Project Architect Alfred Eichler, Undated

HB133172
Pre-construction Photograph, Looking West-northwest Along M Street In Sacramento Toward M Street Bridge, Built In 1911 By The Northern Electric Railway, Which Will Be Replaced By Tower Bridge, Mid-1934

HB133173
Pre-construction Photograph, Looking West-northwest Into Yolo County From Open Swing Span Of M Street Bridge, Mid-1934

HB133174
Pre-construction Photograph, Looking North From Roof Of River Lines Terminal At Downstream Side Of M Street Bridge, August 13, 1934

HB133175
Pre-construction Photograph, Looking West-northwest Along Centerline Of M Street Bridge From Front Street, Mid-1934

HB133176
Pouring Pier 7, October 24, 1934

HB133177
Excavating And Driving Piles For Shoofly Bridge, Yolo County Side Of River, November 7, 1934

HB133178
View Looking West From Roof Of Southern Pacific River Terminal, November 27, 1934

HB133179
View Looking North-northeast Along Main Channel From Swing Span Of M Street Bridge, December 3, 1934

HB133180
View Showing The Pouring Of Cap On Pier 7, Looking West From Barge, December 22, 1934

HB133181
View Showing Railroad Crane-mounted Pile Driver Working On Pier 2 Of Shoofly Bridge, Looking Northwest From M Street Bridge, December 28, 1934

HB133182
View Showing The Placement Of Sheaves For Lift Span Of Shoofly Bridge, January 10, 1935

HB133183
View Showing The Placement Of Spider Web Bracing, Shoofly Bridge, January 1935

HB133184
View Of Upstream Fender, Looking Northeast, January 10, 1935

HB133185
View Showing The Placement Of Counterweight Sheave On Shoofly Bridge, January 10, 1935

HB133186
View Showing Shoofly Bridge Lift Towers In Place, Looking South-southwest From I Street Bridge, With M Street Bridge In Background, January 12, 1935

HB133187
View Of Construction Progress On Shoofly Bridge, Looking West, January 1935

HB133188
View Of Typical Split Ring Fastener On Shoofly Bridge, January 1935

HB133189
View Showing Swing Span Clearing Trestle Spans Of Shoofly Bridge, Looking Northwest From Beneath M Street Bridge, January 17, 1935

HB133190
View Of The Hoisting Of The Lower Chord Of Shoofly Bridge Lift Span, January 19, 1935

HB133191
View Showing The Erection Of Shoofly Bridge Lift Span On Barge, Looking West-northwest, January 21, 1935

HB133192
View Of The Shoofly Bridge Lift Span Being Floated Into Place, Looking North, January 29, 1935

HB133193
View Showing Sacramento Approach To Shoofly Bridge, Looking East-southeast From Atop M Street Bridge, January 30, 1935

HB133194
General View, Looking South-southwest (downstream) With Shoofly Bridge In Foreground, January 30, 1935

HB133195
View Downstream To Approaching Tug And Barge, With Both Draw Spans Fully Open, Looking South-southwest

HB133196
View Upstream Showing Tug And Barge Beneath Shoofly Bridge Lift Span, Looking North-northeast, January 31, 1935

HB133197
View Of Sightseers On Shoofly Bridge, Looking East-southeast, February 3, 1935

HB133198
View Showing Sacramento Approach To Shoofly Bridge, Looking West-northwest, 2:00 P.m., Sunday, February 3, 1935

HB133199
View Showing Commencement To Dismantling M Street Bridge, Looking East-northeast, February 5, 1935

HB133200
View Of Bridge, Looking South-southwest (downstream), February 5, 1935

HB133201
View Showing The Continual Dismantling Of M Street Bridge, Looking Southwest, February 9, 1935

HB133202
View Showing The Driving Of Falsework Piles For Tower Bridge, Ca February 9, 1935

HB133203
View Showing Dismantling Progress To Date, February 9, 1935

HB133204
View Showing Clearance Beneath Shoofly Bridge Lift Span As River Towboat Passes, Looking North-northeast (upstream), February 9, 1935

HB133205
View Showing Small Barge Used For Steel, Looking East-southeast, February 18, 1935

HB133206
View Showing Condition Of Old M Street Bridge Pier 1 Dolphin, Looking Southeast, March 1, 1935

HB133207
View Showing Placement Of Life Span Shoe On Pier 6, Looking North, March 5, 1935

HB133208
View Showing Progress To Date, Looking West, March 9, 1935

HB133209
View Of Sand Drier, March 11, 1935

HB133210
View Showing Steel Erection To Date, Looking Southeast, March 26, 1935

HB133211
View Showing Placement Of The End Portal, Looking South, April 2, 1935

HB133212
View Showing Driftwood Lodged Against Shoofly Bridge, With River At Flood Stage, Looking Southwest, April 8, 1935

HB133213
View Showing Placement Of End Portal, West Approach Span, Looking West, April 10, 1935

HB133214
General View Of Steel Erection, East Approach Span And Tower, Looking Northeast, April 11, 1935

HB133215
Overview, Looking West From Crane Building, April 16, 1935

HB133216
View Showing Water Over Pier 4, Looking East-southeast, May 8, 1935

HB133217
View Showing Steel Erection, East Tower, Looking East-southeast, Ca

HB133218
View Showing Steel Erection, East Tower, Looking West-northwest, Ca

HB133219
View Showing Steel Erection, East Tower, Looking East-southeast, Ca

HB133220
General View Of West Approach Span, Looking West-northwest From West Tower, May 15, 1935

HB133221
View Showing Preparations To Place Sheave Wheel, East Tower, Looking South, May 15, 1935

HB133222
View Showing Erection Of Sheave Wheel, Ca May 15, 1935

HB133223
View Showing Steel Erection To Date, Looking North-northeast (upstream), June 28, 1935

HB133224
View Showing Placement Of Upper Chord Member On Lift Span, Looking Southwest, July 11, 1935

HB133225
View Of Deck Reinforcing Trusses, East Truss, July 11, 1935

HB133226
View Showing Government Boat Yuba Passing Under Lift Span, July 18, 1935

HB133227
General View From Downstream, Looking North-northeast, July 20, 1935

HB133228
General View Of Lift Span, Looking East-southeast, August 2, 1935

HB133229
View Showing Method Of Pouring Counterweight Box, September 5, 1935

HB133230
View Showing Pouring Of Counterweight Box, September 5, 1935

HB133231
View Showing Balance Chain, September 5, 1935

HB133232
View Showing The Obtaining Of River Sand (for Concrete?), September 16, 1935

HB133233
General View Of Downstream Side, Looking Northwest, September 26, 1935

HB133234
View Showing The Removal Of Shoofly Bridge Lift Span, Looking North-northeast, November 5, 1935

HB133235
View Showing The Application Of Aluminum Paint, November 10, 1935

HB133236
Interior View Of Operator's Cabin, Showing Emergency Motor/generator, January 28, 1936

HB133237
Interior View Of Operator's Cabin, Showing Control Panel, January 28, 1936

HB133238

HB133239

HB133240

HB133241

HB133242

HB133243

HB133244

HB133245


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Spanning Sacramento River at CA State Highway 275, Sacramento, CA

Find maps of Sacramento, CA


Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-73
Building/structure dates: 1936 initial construction
Significance: The Sacramento River Bridge, also known as the Tower Bridge, and as the M Street Bridge, when built, was determined eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 and listed in the Register in 1951. The bridge represents a rare use of Streamlined Moderne architectural styling in a lift bridge, making it an outstanding expression of the social and architectural climate of the period. It was also a major link in transcontinental highway U.S. 40, and has long served as the main formal gateway to California's capital city.

Related Names
Eichler, Alfred


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CONTEXTUAL VIEW FROM DOWNSTREAM OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST FROM PIONEER BRIDGE (BUSINESS ROUTE 80). CAPITOL BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING IS AT EXTREME RIGHT.
2. CONTEXTUAL VIEW FROM UPSTREAM OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST FROM LOWER (RAILROAD) DECK OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRANSPORTATION COMPANY'S I STREET BRIDGE
3. CONTEXTUAL VIEW FROM UPSTREAM OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM ROOF OF CALIFORNIA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM
4. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHWEST FROM ROOF OF CAPITOL BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING. OLD SACRAMENTO STATE HISTORIC PARK, I STREET BRIDGE AT RIGHT.
5. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHWEST FROM ROOF OF CAPITOL BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING
6. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST ALONG CAPITOL MALL
7. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF BRIDGE IN ITS SETTING, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST TOWARD SACRAMENTO, ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 275
8. VIEW OF YOLO COUNTY ELEVATION, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST TOWARD SACRAMENTO, ALONG CENTERLINE OF STATE HIGHWAY 275
9. OBLIQUE OF DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST FROM YOLO COUNTY SIDE OF THE SACRAMENTO RIVER. VESSEL MOORED AT RIGHT IS DELTA KING, WHICH HAS SINCE BEEN REFURBISHED AND MOVED UPSTREAM OF BRIDGE TO PERMANENT MOORING. CAPITOL BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING IS BEHIND VESSEL.
10. OBLIQUE VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST OF DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE FROM YOLO COUNTY SIDE OF THE SACRAMENTO RIVER
11. OBLIQUE VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST OF UPSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE FROM YOLO COUNTY SIDE OF SACRAMENTO RIVER
12. DETAIL VIEW OF PYLON ON YOLO COUNTY END OF BRIDGE. THESE PYLONS ORIGINALLY ANCHORED SPAN WIRES WHICH SUPPORTED THE TROLLEY WIRES OF THE SACRAMENTO NORTHERN RAILWAY, WHOSE TRACKS RAN DOWN THE CENTERLINE OF THE BRIDGE
13. DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST ALONG SIDEWALK ON DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE. TYPICAL ORIGINAL ELECTROLIER IS AT RIGHT, CENTER.
14. DETAIL VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF OPERATOR'S CABIN, SHOWING UTILITY CONNECTIONS, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST
15. DETAIL VIEW OF STAIRWAY FROM DECK LEVEL TO OPERATOR'S CABIN, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST
16. DETAIL VIEW OF OPERATOR'S CABIN, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST
17. DETAIL VIEW OF CUPOLA ATOP OPERATOR'S CABIN WHICH MOUNTS SIGNAL HORNS, WEATHER VANE
18. DETAIL VIEW OF A TYPICAL TOWER FROM OPERATOR'S CABIN, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST (Vignetting caused by extreme camera shift required to hold entire tower in view)
19. DETAIL VIEW OF LIFT CABLES ON INSIDE FACE OF YOLO COUNTY TOWER, LOOKING NORTH
20. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING ONE OF TWO MAIN ELECTRIC MOTORS IN FOREGROUND WITH REDUCTION GEAR HOUSING AT RIGHT, GASOLINE- POWERED WAUKESHA AUXILIARY DRIVE MOTOR AT MIDDLE, AND GASOLINE- POWERED EMERGENCY GENERATOR IN BACKGROUND
21. VIEW, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST, SHOWING TRANSMISSION, IN FOREGROUND, ATTACHED TO REDUCTION GEAR HOUSING WHICH IS FLANKED BY THE TWO MAIN ELECTRIC DRIVE MOTORS, WITH ELECTRICAL CABINETS AND OPERATOR'S DESK IN BACKGROUND
22. VIEW, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, SHOWING CONTROLLER PANEL AT EXTREME LEFT, EMERGENCY HAND BRAKE, REDUCTION GEAR HOUSING FROM WHICH PROTRUDES MAIN PULLEY SHAFT, AND LIFT SPAN HEIGHT INDICATOR AT CENTER
23. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING GASOLINE-POWERED EMERGENCY GENERATOR, WITH MAIN TRANSMISSION AT LEFT FOREGROUND
24. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING MAIN TRANSMISSION IN LEFT FOREGROUND, GASOLINE-POWERED WAUKESHA AUXILIARY DRIVE MOTOR AT CENTER, AND ONE OF TWO MAIN ELECTRIC DRIVE MOTORS AT LEFT CENTER
25. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHWEST INSIDE TRANSFORMER ROOM, SHOWING TRANSFORMERS AND KNIFE SWITCHES
26. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHWEST INSIDE TRANSFORMER ROOM, SHOWING OIL- FILLED TRANSFORMER POTS 27. 'GENERAL PLAN,' dated April 26, 1934. 28. 'TOWER DESIGN NO. 11, ADAPTED FROM NO. 9,' drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, undated, ca. 1934. 29. 'LAMP STANDARD ON CONCRETE PARAPET,' drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, April 14, 1934.
30. DETAIL, TOP OF LAMP STANDARD, drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, February 15, 1934. 31. 'LAMP STANDARD, DETAIL OF UPPER PART,' drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, April 2, 1934, revised April 23, 1934. 32. 'WATCHMAN'S SHELTER,' drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, March 28, 1934. 33. 'RAILING,' drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, February 6, 1934.
34. ALTERNATE DESIGN USING BATTERED AND UNSHEATHED LIFT TOWERS, WITH DEEPENED TRUSS ON LIFT SPAN. Pen-and-ink drawing by project architect Alfred Eichler, 1934.
35. ALTERNATE DESIGN USING THROUGH ARCH SPANS, WITH ARCH REPEATED BETWEEN TOWER LEGS, AND ASHLAR MASONRY WALLS AND PYLONS Pen-and-ink drawing by project architect Alfred Eichler, 1934.
36. DETAIL, ALTERNATE DESIGN USING THROUGH ARCH SPANS Pencil drawing by project architect Alfred Eichler, ca. 1934.
37. ALTERNATE DESIGN, SIMILAR TO THAT ULTIMATELY SELECTED, BUT USING STEPPED TOWERS, AND WITH PYLONS CAPPED BY LANTERNS Pen-and-ink drawing by project architect Alfred Eichler, ca. 1934. 38. 'DESIGN NO. 7,' Pencil drawing by project architect Alfred Eichler, dated March 2, 1934.
39. PENCIL SKETCH OF SELECTED DESIGN, DEPICTING OCEAN-GOING VESSEL (WHICH WERE STILL NAVIGATING SACRAMENTO RIVER IN 1930s) APPROACHING LIFT SPAN Drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, 1935
40. SACRAMENTO APPROACH TO BRIDGE, SHOWING M STREET (NOW CAPITOL MALL) APPROACHING FROM LOWER RIGHT, WATCHMAN'S SHANTY AT CENTER, TRACKS OF SACRAMENTO NORTHERN RAILWAY ALONG CENTERLINE OF M STREET AND BRIDGE, AND TRACKS OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CROSSING M STREET ON FRONT STREET. RIVER LINES BUILDING AT LEFT WAS SACRAMENTO TERMINAL FOR RIVER STEAMERS DELTA QUEEN AND DELTA KING. Pencil and wash drawing by project architect Alfred Eichler, 1935.
41. PENCIL DRAWING OF SELECTED DESIGN Drawn by project architect Alfred Eichler, undated. 42. 'TOWER BRIDGE, SACRAMENTO, LINOLEUM BLOCK PRINT DRAWN & MADE BY DOYT EARLY, CIRCA 1936.'
43. PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST ALONG M STREET IN SACRAMENTO TOWARD M STREET BRIDGE, BUILT IN 1911 BY THE NORTHERN ELECTRIC RAILWAY, WHICH WILL BE REPLACED BY TOWER BRIDGE, mid-1934
44. PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST INTO YOLO COUNTY FROM OPEN SWING SPAN OF M STREET BRIDGE, mid-1934
45. PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, LOOKING NORTH FROM ROOF OF RIVER LINES TERMINAL AT DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF M STREET BRIDGE, August 13, 1934
46. PRE-CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPH, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST ALONG CENTERLINE OF M STREET BRIDGE FROM FRONT STREET, mid-1934. SINGLE TRAFFIC LANES WERE CANTILEVERED FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE TRUSSES.
47. POURING PIER 7, October 24, 1934
48. EXCAVATING AND DRIVING PILES FOR SHOOFLY BRIDGE, YOLO COUNTY SIDE OF RIVER, November 7, 1934
49. VIEW LOOKING WEST FROM ROOF OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RIVER TERMINAL, November 27, 1934. SHOOFLY BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT RIGHT OF M STREET BRIDGE.
50. VIEW LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST ALONG MAIN CHANNEL FROM SWING SPAN OF M STREET BRIDGE, December 3, 1934. PIERS OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE FLANK THE CHANNEL, I STREET BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND.
51. VIEW SHOWING THE POURING OF CAP ON PIER 7, LOOKING WEST FROM BARGE, December 22, 1934
52. VIEW SHOWING RAILROAD CRANE-MOUNTED PILE DRIVER WORKING ON PIER 2 OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM M STREET BRIDGE, December 28, 1934
53. VIEW SHOWING THE PLACEMENT OF SHEAVES FOR LIFT SPAN OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE, January 10, 1935
54. VIEW SHOWING THE PLACEMENT OF SPIDER WEB BRACING, SHOOFLY BRIDGE, January 1935
55. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FENDER, LOOKING NORTHEAST, January 10, 1935
56. VIEW SHOWING THE PLACEMENT OF COUNTERWEIGHT SHEAVE ON SHOOFLY BRIDGE, January 10, 1935
57. VIEW SHOWING SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT TOWERS IN PLACE, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST FROM I STREET BRIDGE, WITH M STREET BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND, January 12, 1935
58. VIEW OF CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS ON SHOOFLY BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST, January 1935
59. VIEW OF TYPICAL SPLIT RING FASTENER ON SHOOFLY BRIDGE, January 1935
60. VIEW SHOWING SWING SPAN CLEARING TRESTLE SPANS OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM BENEATH M STREET BRIDGE, January 17, 1935
61. VIEW OF THE HOISTING OF THE LOWER CHORD OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT SPAN, January 19, 1935
62. VIEW SHOWING THE ERECTION OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT SPAN ON BARGE, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST, January 21, 1935
63. VIEW OF THE SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT SPAN BEING FLOATED INTO PLACE, LOOKING NORTH, January 29, 1935
64. VIEW SHOWING SACRAMENTO APPROACH TO SHOOFLY BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST FROM ATOP M STREET BRIDGE, January 30, 1935
65. GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST (DOWNSTREAM) WITH SHOOFLY BRIDGE IN FOREGROUND, January 30, 1935
66. VIEW DOWNSTREAM TO APPROACHING TUG AND BARGE, WITH BOTH DRAW SPANS FULLY OPEN, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST. January 31, 1935. (Note arrangement of shoofly bridge, allowing swing span to clear)
67. VIEW UPSTREAM SHOWING TUG AND BARGE BENEATH SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT SPAN, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST, January 31, 1935
68. VIEW OF SIGHTSEERS ON SHOOFLY BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, February 3, 1935
69. VIEW SHOWING SACRAMENTO APPROACH TO SHOOFLY BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST, 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 1935
70. VIEW SHOWING COMMENCEMENT TO DISMANTLING M STREET BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST-NORTHEAST, February 5, 1935
71. VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTH-SOUTHWEST (DOWNSTREAM), February 5, 1935
72. VIEW SHOWING THE CONTINUAL DISMANTLING OF M STREET BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, February 9, 1935
73. VIEW SHOWING THE DRIVING OF FALSEWORK PILES FOR TOWER BRIDGE, ca February 9, 1935. (Note that the deck has been removed from M Street Bridge, allowing placement of piles directly beneath. Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
74. VIEW SHOWING DISMANTLING PROGRESS TO DATE, February 9, 1935
75. VIEW SHOWING CLEARANCE BENEATH SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT SPAN AS RIVER TOWBOAT PASSES, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST (UPSTREAM), February 9, 1935
76. VIEW SHOWING SMALL BARGE USED FOR STEEL, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, February 18, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
77. VIEW SHOWING CONDITION OF OLD M STREET BRIDGE PIER 1 DOLPHIN, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, March 1, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
78. VIEW SHOWING PLACEMENT OF LIFE SPAN SHOE ON PIER 6, LOOKING NORTH, March 5, 1935
79. VIEW SHOWING PROGRESS TO DATE, LOOKING WEST, March 9, 1935
80. VIEW OF SAND DRIER, March 11, 1935
81. VIEW SHOWING STEEL ERECTION TO DATE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, March 26, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
82. VIEW SHOWING PLACEMENT OF THE END PORTAL, LOOKING SOUTH, April 2, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
83. VIEW SHOWING DRIFTWOOD LODGED AGAINST SHOOFLY BRIDGE, WITH RIVER AT FLOOD STAGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, April 8, 1935
84. VIEW SHOWING PLACEMENT OF END PORTAL, WEST APPROACH SPAN, LOOKING WEST, April 10, 1935
85. GENERAL VIEW OF STEEL ERECTION, EAST APPROACH SPAN AND TOWER, LOOKING NORTHEAST, April 11, 1935
86. OVERVIEW, LOOKING WEST FROM CRANE BUILDING, April 16, 1935
87. VIEW SHOWING WATER OVER PIER 4, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, May 8, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
88. VIEW SHOWING STEEL ERECTION, EAST TOWER, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, ca. May 1935
89. VIEW SHOWING STEEL ERECTION, EAST TOWER, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST, ca. May 1935
90. VIEW SHOWING STEEL ERECTION, EAST TOWER, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, ca. May 1935
91. GENERAL VIEW OF WEST APPROACH SPAN, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST FROM WEST TOWER, May 15, 1935
92. VIEW SHOWING PREPARATIONS TO PLACE SHEAVE WHEEL, EAST TOWER, LOOKING SOUTH, May 15, 1935
93. VIEW SHOWING ERECTION OF SHEAVE WHEEL, ca May 15, 1935
94. VIEW SHOWING STEEL ERECTION TO DATE, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST (UPSTREAM), June 28, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
95. VIEW SHOWING PLACEMENT OF UPPER CHORD MEMBER ON LIFT SPAN, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, July 11, 1935
96. VIEW OF DECK REINFORCING TRUSSES, EAST TRUSS, July 11, 1935
97. VIEW SHOWING GOVERNMENT BOAT YUBA PASSING UNDER LIFT SPAN, July 18, 1935
98. GENERAL VIEW FROM DOWNSTREAM, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST, July 20, 1935
99. GENERAL VIEW OF LIFT SPAN, LOOKING EAST-SOUTHEAST, August 2, 1935. (Steamer Delta King is moored at River Lines Terminal.)
100. VIEW SHOWING METHOD OF POURING COUNTERWEIGHT BOX, September 5, 1935
101. VIEW SHOWING POURING OF COUNTERWEIGHT BOX, September 5, 1935
102. VIEW SHOWING BALANCE CHAIN, September 5, 1935
103. VIEW SHOWING THE OBTAINING OF RIVER SAND (FOR CONCRETE?), September 16, 1935
104. GENERAL VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM SIDE, LOOKING NORTHWEST, September 26, 1935
105. VIEW SHOWING THE REMOVAL OF SHOOFLY BRIDGE LIFT SPAN, LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST, November 5, 1935
106. VIEW SHOWING THE APPLICATION OF ALUMINUM PAINT, November 10, 1935
107. INTERIOR VIEW OF OPERATOR'S CABIN, SHOWING EMERGENCY MOTOR/GENERATOR, January 28, 1936
108. INTERIOR VIEW OF OPERATOR'S CABIN, SHOWING CONTROL PANEL, January 28, 1936


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