10 in HIGH x 8 in WIDE
(25.40 cm HIGH x 20.32 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers.

Caption from back of photo: "Trib C Jul 29, 1949 Edward phillips (right), assistant Hayward city engineer, and Benn6 Marin, project workman, inspect a section of the steel and concrete pipe which will bring more than a million gallons of water per day to the city.--Tribune photos." Pipeline #2 2 col. 1st Fri Surburban Highlighted photo. Open end of very large metal (corrugated?) pipe - approximately three feet in diameter - with grass on the outside laying on dried grass part of a field. Two men standing by pipe. One man (upper body only visible) in cap with light colored shirt with piping and first four buttons open and sleeves rolled up (Benny Marin) has right elbow and arm on top of pipe. Left had on hip. He has a moustache and is looking at the other man. Behind him is another section of pipe -- only opening visible. The other man (Edward Phillips) is looking at the pipe opening. He is wearing a sport coat/blazer with a book/notepad in the left lower pocket. The upper pocket appears to be empty. . It is light colored and seems to have piping around the edges. He is also wearing a dark shirt buttoned to the top with cuffed pants (darker than sport coat but lighter than shirt) and dark oxford (tie) shoes. His right hand is on the edge of the pipe; his left hand is behind is back. He has curly dark hair. Behind both men is an open field with dirt and buildings/houses, trees and hills. On the left side are electrical towers. On the right side are telephone poles -- one with wire a extension down from the pole, more trees, tall weeds/schrubs and part of a white fence. Outside the highlighted area are a bit more of the large pipe and landscape.

From an enveloped marked San Francisco, Calif. Water Construction Shots 1930-1949

Used: Oakland Tribune

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