excavation

Photographs, progress report of Oakland's City Hall. Report from architects to Mayor Mott. From first excavation to completion. "Oakland City Hall, July 12th, 1911. This image is looking South...

1957

The intersection of Lakeside Drive, Harrison, and 20th streets, with a triangular traffic island separating diverging traffic. In the background the downtown skyline appears. In the foreground...

5-Sep-25

Text: (on back of photo) "Camera 8 x 10, Lens 12", Scene, Two tracks on SP. Co., bridge in foreground with steam shovel working just beyond and headed toward said bridge, the shovel working...

5-Sep-25

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...

5-Sep-25

Text; (On back of photo) "Camera, 8x10, Lens 5 1/2", Scene; Staging and portions of cement mixing and hoisting equipment, also excavation for ;teh tube entrance bldg., Loacation of Camera, In...

1-Aug-25

Text: (On back of photo) "Camera 8 x 10, Lens 24", Scene, Excavation in Harrison st., just south of S.P.Co. First St., Bridge, with estuary in distance, Location of camera, on S.P. CO. Ry bridge,...

1-Aug-25

Caption (on front of photo) "32 - Dragline excavation under Southern Pacific main line tracks at First Street showing temporary support of tracks preliminary to the installation of the steel plate...

1-Aug-25

Text (on back of photo) "Camera 8 x 10 lens 7 1/2", Scene, close up of forms in hole on Harrison St., between 4th & 3rd sts., with general view of Harrison south of third, in distance;...

1-Aug-25

View of excavation, showing steam shovel and dump trucks. Residence draped with cloth sign for Symon Brothers Wreckers, San Pablo Avenue, advertising new and used building materials. Trucking...

1-Aug-25

View of excavation, showing pile driver and installed pilings. Text: (On back of photo) "Camera 8 x 10, lens 12", Scene: General view of progress of work to date on Harrison St., south from Fifth...

18-Nov-25

Caption (on front of photo) "57 - Stating of suction dredge excavation on Alameda side of work, showing Webster Street Drawbridge in the background." Text; (On back of photo) "No. 57. Camera 8 x...

29-Oct-25

Text; (on back of photo) "No. 54. Camera 8 x 10, Lens 8", Scene; same scope as ET4, showing progress on Harrison St., south from Fourth St., to date, Location of Camera, north-west corner roof of...

28-Oct-25

Text; (on back of photo) "Camera 8 x 10, Lens 7", Scene; Excavation south of and underneath W.P. Ry., 3rd St., bridge, with steam shovel and pile driver at work; hoisting machinery and Saroni Bldg...

24-Sep-25

Caption (on front of photo) "44- Driving 14 inch steel sheet piling 50 feet long at south end of Oakland dry excavation section. Final depth of excavation at this point to be 74 feet with top...

15-Aug-67

The clipping on the back of the photo reads "FREEWAY'S SWATH IN OAKLAND Wide swath of cleared ground through clustered building shows route of Grove-Shafter Freeway (above) with piers already...

15-Aug-67

The notation on the back of the photo reads "Grove-Shafter Freeway (College ave. area)." College Avenue runs diagnonally acrross the picture from lower left to upper right. It is bisected at...

15-Aug-67

A south-facing aerial view of the excavation for the Grove-Shafter freeway. Grove St runs from right lower to right upper on the right side of the excavation. Shattuck Avenue joins Telegraph...

1-Dec-62

The notation on the back of the photo reads : "Hill being raised [sic] for freeway-Walnut Creek" At the center of the left lower corner of the photo the hill described on the back of the photo is...

11-Aug-81

A ground level view of the construction of a new on-ramp to Interstae 680 near Geary Road in Walnut Creek. A grader and a roller are on the excavated sub-surface road material. The existing on-...

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...

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