Original bridge plans and construction drafts. Four different bridge types are represented: Strauss direct lift bridge, Strauss
trunnion draw span, Strauss trunnion bascule bridge, and Strauss vertical lift bridge.
Joseph Baermann Strauss (1870-1938) was an American structural engineer who revolutionized the design of bascule bridges.
He was the chief engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge.
(circa 4,500 drawings)
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