Guide to the Golden Gate Bridge : photographs, 1933-1937

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Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Golden Gate Bridge : photographs, 1933-1937

Collection number: Photo 164

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
n.d.
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Golden Gate Bridge : photographs,
Date (inclusive): 1933-1937
Collection number: Special Collections Photo 164
Creator: Standard Oil Company of California
Extent: 93 prints.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of C.D. Marx.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Golden Gate Bridge : photographs, Photo 164, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Photographic documentation by Standard Oil Company of California of the building of The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco (Calif.).

Container List

Page 1

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, engraving / by George C. Ashley

Page 2

Fabricating girders, 1933.

Page 3

Girders enroute to bridge-site, 1933.

Page 4

Fabricating girders, 1933.

Page 5

South abutment, 1934.

Page 6

[McClintic-Marshall Steel Co. girders], n.d.

Page 7, Image A

South abutment, 1934.

Page 7, Image B

South pier caisson - not used, 1934.

Page 8, Image A

Foundations for approach ramp, 1934.

Page 8, Image B

Gusset plate and joint, 1934.

Page 9, Image A

Showing size of girder, 1934.

Page 9, Image B

Looking down on South abutment, 1934.

Page 10, Image A

Looking down the North Tower, 1934.

Page 10, Image B

Beginning the South Tower, 1934.

Page 10, Image C

Beginning the South Tower, 1934.

Page 11, Image A

North Tower, 1934.

Page 11, Image B

North Tower - near completion, 1934.

Page 11, Image C

Beginning the South Tower, 1934.

Page 12, Image A

North Tower, 1934.

Page 12, Image B

North Tower, 1934.

Page 13, Image A

North Tower, 1934.

Page 13, Image B

North Tower, 1934.

Page 14

North Tower & South Tower caisson, 1934.

Page 15

North Tower, 1934.

Page 16

North Tower, 1934.

Page 17

North Tower & South Tower caisson, 1934.

Page 18

North approach, 1934.

Page 19

North Tower, 1934.

Page 20, Image A

Looking towards the ocean, 1934.

Page 20, Image B

[Golden Gate Bridge total project schedule], n.d.

Page 21, Image A

[Unidentified equipment], 1934.

Page 21, Image B

North Tower, 1935.

Page 22

South abutment, 1935.

Page 23

Looking South to North, 1935.

Page 24

South abutment construction pylon, 1935.

Page 25

South abutment, 1935.

Page 26

South Tower, 1935.

Page 27

South Tower, 1935.

Page 28

South Tower, 1935.

Page 29

Prepatory to cable-spinning, 1935.

Page 30, Image A

View - South to North, 1935.

Page 30, Image B

Prepatory to cable-spinning, 1935.

Page 31

Cable spinning apparatus atop the North Tower, 1935.

Page 32

Spun cable, 1935.

Page 33

[Spun cable], 1936 Apr.

Page 34

[Spun cable], 1936 May

Page 35

[Spun cable], 1936 Mar.

Page 36

Cable spinning 1936 July

Page 37

[Cable spinning]

Page 38

[Cable spinning]

Page 39, Image A

[Cable spinning]

Page 39, Image B

[Cable spinning]

Page 40

[Cable spinning]

Page 41

China Clipper over South Tower, 1935 Nov. 22

Page 42, Image A

[Panoramic view of Golden Gate Bridge, facing North]

Page 42, Image B

[Panoramic view of Golden Gate Bridge, facing West]

Page 43, Image A

[Panoramic view of Golden Gate Bridge, facing West]

Page 43, Image B

[Panoramic view of Golden Gate Bridge, facing North]

Page 44, Image A

[Panoramic view of Golden Gate Bridge, facing East]

Page 44, Image B

[Panoramic view of Golden Gate Bridge, facing North]

Page 45

[Golden Gate Bridge as seen from above]

Page 46

[Golden Gate Bridge as seen from South abutment], 1935

Page 47

[Golden Gate Bridge as seen from South abutment]

Page 48, Image A

[Aerial view of Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, facing North]

Page 48, Image B

[Golden Gate Bridge]

Page 49, Image A

[Aerial view of Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, facing South]

Page 49, Image B

[Aerial view of Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, facing South]

Page 50, Image A

[Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco as seen from deck of a ferry, facing West]

Page 50, Image B

[Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco as seen from deck of a boat, facing West]

Page 51

[Aerial view of Golden Gate Bridge showing cable spinning]

Page 52

Placing roadway girders, 1936

Page 53

[Placing roadway girders], 1936

Page 54

Safety net, 1936

Page 55, Image A

Safety net, 1936

Page 55, Image B

Safety net, 1936

Page 56, Image A

Roadway growing from South Tower, 1936

Page 56, Image B

Roadway growing from South Tower, 1936

Page 57, Image A

[Roadway growing from South Tower], 1936

Page 57, Image B

[Roadway growing from South Tower], 1936

Page 58, Image A

[Safety net], 1936

Page 58, Image B

[Ship passing underneat bridge], 1936

Page 59

[Construction worker working on roadway], 1936

Page 60, Image A

Closing the span, 1936

Page 60, Image B

Closing the span, 1936

Page 61

Closing the span, 1936

Page 62, Image A

Closing the span, 1936

Page 62, Image B

Closing the span, 1936

Page 63, Image A

Closing the span, 1936

Page 63, Image B

Closing the span, 1936

Page 64

Empress of Britain showing ample clearance, 1937 Apr.

Page 65

[Golden Gate Bridge as seen from shore near South abutment]

Page 66

[Golden Gate Bridge as seen from above during construction of roadway]

Page 67

[Golden Gate Bridge as seen from Marin headlands]