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A continuous traffic flow in both directions on the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge has proven the wisdom of this $77,000,000.00 structure. The eight and one half mile distance across the Bay is now covered in ten to fifteen minutes, traffic speed of 45 miles is allowed. Six lanes of autos can traverse the upper deck while the lower will carry three truck lanes and two train tracks. Width of Bridge is 58 ft. Main spans 2320 ft. long with a vertical clearance of 185 ft.

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Stanley A. Piltz, Company, San Francisco, California, “Pictorial Wonderland” Art Tones Series and printed in the United States by "C.T. Art Colortone" made only by Curt Teich and Company Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Francisco County

Publisher

Stanley A. Piltz, Co. “Pictorial Wonderland” Art Tones Series

Printer

Curt Teich & Co.

Printing Process

Chromolithography

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

101

Postcard Collection Number

San Francisco County-15

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

312 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\US CA San Francisco\SF-15A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, California), San Francisco Bay (California), Bridges, Aerial Views, Business Districts (San Francisco, California), Bays (Bodies of Water)

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