Caption (on front of photo) "Steam shovel excavation under Western Pacific main line tracks at Third Street, showing heavy plate girder supports for railroad tracks resting upon pile foundations. In the right foreground cribbing for shafts prviously sunk for placing piers under Union Hyde Building at edge of Cut." Text: (On back of photo) "Camera 8 x 10, Lens &", Scene, Excavation south of, beneath and north of W.P. RY.,. 3rd St., Bridge with steam shovel at work removing dirt from beneath same, hoisting machinery and Saroni Bldg., in distance also cribbing in foreground which supports building on southwest corner of 3rd & Harrison Sts., Location of Camera; In roadway of excavation in center of Harrison st., between 2nd & 3rd sts/. pointed due north; Print 8 x 10, contact. Date., Sept. 5th, 1925".
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