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Finding Aid to the Norman Rolfe Transportation Collection, [1954]-2009, SFH 724
SFH 724  
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Work papers of Norman Rolfe, an electrical engineer for Bechtel, documenting the electrification of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system; and Rolfe's papers as a transit advocate including San Francisco Tomorrow documents.
Norman Rolfe was an electrical engineer for Bechtel, for whom he worked on the electrification of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System. He also worked as an engineer for other entities and as an engineering officer for the U.S. Navy after earning his degree from Brown University. He began his civic activism with the San Francisco freeway fights of the 1960s, and worked as a transit advocate but was also involved in land use and other environmental matters. Rolfe was a member of numerous citizens advisory committees.
8 cartons, 1 manuscripts box (8.4 cubic feet)
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