This album consists of photographs of the construction of the Martinez to Benecia Southern Pacific railroad bridge.
Construction of the Southern Pacific Carquinez Bridge began on May 1, 1929 and the first train ran October 15, 1930. It was
5,603 feet in length. The formal dedication was held on November 1, 1930.
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as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must
also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research