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20-Oct-53

Handwritten on the back, "dog, Moraga Mike II." Photos shows four St. Mary's College basketball players sitting on kneeling on grass somewhere on campus. One of the players is sitting on the...

12-Jan-63

The Tribune clipping on the back reads "NEW ROAD TO DANVILLE--This is the view looking north from the southern terminus of the new divided, four-lane Highway 21 [soon to be I-680] freeway, being...

12-Jan-63

There is no identifying information on the back of the photo, but this is probably a section of I-680, connecting Danville and Concord. The freeway in the photo forms a lazy "S" from lower left...

13-Jan-58

The outlines of what will be the interchange between what will be I-680 and Hiway 24 can be seen in this aerial photo, looking south toward Walnut Creek at left upper, in the direction of Danville...

25-Jun-59

An aerial view of the interchange between what is now I-680 and Hiway 24. under construction. I-60 leads to Concord (at right) and Danville (left). Hiway 24 runs from upper left to center....

25-Jun-59

An aerial view of the Walnut Creek freeway bypass. Downtown Walnut Creek is left center, hemmed in by what is now Interstate 680, leading to Concord (right lower), Danville (top), and Oakland, on...

25-Jun-59

An aerial view of the Walnut Creek freeway bypass. Downtown Walnut Creek is upper left, hemmed in by what is now Interstate 680, leading to Concord (right), Danville (lower right), and Walnut...

25-Jun-59

An aerial view of the Walnut Creek bypass in its construction phase. Portions of the roadways, now interstate 680 and hiway 24, are now complete, but the four bridges/overpasses seen in the photo...

19-Sep-57

The Tribune clipping, dated September 21, 1957, attached to the back of the photo reads "WORK IN PROGESS-Cosntruction on the Walnut Creek bypass highway makes an arrow head point toward Oakland [...

23-Oct-59

The Tribune clipping, dated November 19, 1959, attached to the back of this aerial photo reads "COSTLY COMPLEX-Completion next spring of massive Walnut Creek bypass will elimiante one more spot...

19-Jun-58

The Tribune clipping, dated June 19, 1958, attached to the back of the photo reads "NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN Walnut Creek will have projects in $2,000,000 master plan finished by end of next week and...

25-Jun-59

The Tribune Clipping, dated July 1, 1959, on the back of this photo reads " NEW FREEWAY LOOK Highway crews are creating a mammoth auto-age landscape at Walnut Creek with the six-bridge three-...

5-Dec-54

[The clipping attached to this photo looks as though it doesn't match the scene, but nevertheless we willproceed with the clipping and the image JM 10/16/2000] The Tribune clipping, dated...

6-Jun-57

The clipping, dated June 17, 1957, on the back of the photo reads " A TRIUMPH FOR TRAFFIC - Black and white lines show the path of the 4.5 mile Walnut Creek Bypass freeway, due to be completed in...

11-Nov-58

The Tribune clipping, dated November 13, 1958, on the back of the photo reads "ANOTHER FREEWAY A-BUILDING The Walnut Creek-Danville [now Interstate 680] Freeway, now about 60 percent complete, is...

3-Jan-55

An aerial view, looking north, of downtown Walnut Creek in the triangle between what is now Intersate 680 and Highway 24. Most of the flat land mass is opccupied by housing, with the exception of...

15-Jan-58

An aerial view of downtowm Walnut Creek, occupied by commercial buildings, and surrounded by houses. What is now Interstate 680 runs from lower right to upper left, between Concord off to the...

23-Aug-56

An aerial view of a huge excavation on Highway 40 near the approaches to the Carquinez Bridge over the Sacramento River. There is only one bridge over the river, but piers are under construction...

12-May-69

The clipping on the back of the photo, dated May 12, 1969, reads "Aerial view shows 500-ft section of Interstate 80 which collapsed yesterday halting southbound traffic." In the photo, traffic is...

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