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San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - Designed and constructed by the Dept. of Public Works of the State of California, this structure was completed in 1937. It spans the broad waters of San Francisco Bay and is 8 miles in length from the ends of the east and west approaches. Its double decks feature a 6-lane automobile highway on the upper and three truck lanes and two interurban tracks on the lower.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Smith News Company in San Francisco, California and printed by H.S. Crocker in San Francisco, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1953-05-19

Sender

Marie & Sonja [San Diego, California]

Recipient

Miss Henrietta Wiltzius [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

We are enjoying our stay here immensely - Had only one real warm day so far. We are going eight[illegible] today. Tomorrwo we go to Berkeley to Adea's for lunch. Hope all is well with you. Love Marie & Sonja

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States-California-San Francisco County-San Francisco

Publisher

Smith News Company

Publisher Series

SF-18

Printer

H.S. Crocker

Date Issued

1856-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Northern California-73

Date Digitized

2014-04-17

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Northern California-73A

Image File Size

302 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Francisco (Calif.), San Francisco Bay (Calif.), San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.), Suspension bridges, Aerial views

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