Man standing on trestle bridge on the Colorado River pointing at anchoring cables

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Title
Man standing on trestle bridge on the Colorado River pointing at anchoring cables
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Original Date
1932-05-15
Description
A man stands on the trestle bridge near the gravel pit and points at the cables attached to the upstream face of the bridge used to anchor the bridge in case of high water. Three-inch cables [were] anchored to concrete "dead-men" and horizontal stays [were] attached to bents on the bridge. The Colorado River runs beneath the bridge and Black Canyon can be seen in the background.
Subject
Local subject
Format
Digitization Specifications
This file is derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using a HP Scanjet 4670 scanner with HP Scanning 2.3.1 scanning software, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the JPEG2000 format.
Image Number
0267 1198
Resource Type
Still Image
Is Part Of
http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,8
Access and Ordering Information
Not to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Contributing Institution
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections. W.A. Bechtel Collection
Digital Collection
DigitalID
wiw000700

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