- "Creeper" is shown in position for erection of the top (and last) section of South tower. Taken from West Vancouver Ferry.
- 20,000 tons of solid concrete form this "anchor" to the steel suspension cables on North Shore.
- 367 days after this picture was taken the "Empress of Japan" passed under the Lions Gate Bridge steel construction having been completed.
- 4:30 a.m. All is in readiness for scow and tugs to haul four catwalk cables across First Narrows. Light dim. Photo taken with f/2 lens wide open at 20 seconds.
- 4:50 a.m. Five minutes later the four catwalk cables werwe secured on North Shore. "Fispa" is near scow that is hauling cables across.
- 5:23 a.m. Three of the eight-ton cables for catwalks have been raised 325 feet above tide mark. Distance between piers is 1550 feet.
- A diver swings into position - lifted by derrick and wire rope. Diver's air-line is being paid out by man on top of bank.
- All road-beds are erected. View from above cable anchorage on South Shore.
- Another view of the clamping of the 61 strands of one of the two suspension cables in catwalk at south end of Lions Gate Bridge.
- At 6:00 a.m. the catwalk cables (from one tower only) were secured. Exactly 6 months later the last of the 8 catwalk cables was taken down.
- At this time the steel work of the South tower was within two sections of top. Picture shows how "creeper" operates, rising with each section.
- Beginning of big rock fill at base of pier on North approach. Bridge joins this pier and the roadway rests on top of it.
- Beginning of the first caisson and general view of construction plant on South Shore from Prospect Point
- Big 61-strand cables which support roadway, pass down these concrete "steps" into the cable anchorage on South Shore
- Both bridge towers are finished and first few sections of catwalk have been raised into position. Taken from West Vancouver ferry wharf.
- Bridge construction plant from Prospect Point. Everything in readiness for commencing the two caissons.
- Bridge-head in Stanley Park. Steel suspension cables will be held in position on top of the two steel pillars as they pass into cable anchorage below.
- Building rock-filled cribbing at water's edge on South Shore which are foundations for derricks. Rocks and logs brought by scows
- Catwalks are now being taken down in sections. Marine Signal station in center.
- Clamping the last of the 61 wire ropes which go into each cable. One of the cable anchorages on the South Shore.
- Clearing operations, North Shore bridge approach. Finished driveway runs about 100 feet above blasted stumps of the first slash
- Close-up of one of concrete foundations for steel-work on North Shore approach. Concrete is strongly reinforced with steel.
- Close-up of South Shore construction plant and trestle erected in connection with underwater foundations for the caissons.
- Commencement of construction plant on South Shore, seen from lookout, Prospect Point. Buttments and first derrick in position.
- Concrete foundations for steel supports of the viaduct taken from old P.G.E. tracks, looking towards Marine Drive.
- Concrete foundations of North Shore bridge-cable anchorage, sunk to a depth of thirty-five feet.
- Concrete pier adjoining end of steel on North Shore approach . Now all filled in and traffic passes over roadbed at top of pier.
- Construction of number two caisson framework from Prospect Point. Bridge ferry-boat is seen heading for North Shore Plant
- Dredge getting depth on North Shore for basin for anchorage scows carrying building material
- Due to the tide, the scow carrying this first road section made two attempts before its position was just right for releasing its heavy load of steel.
- Erection of the first sections of steel for the roadbed where it enters Stanley Park. Sections suspended on wire cables hanging from main cable.
- First Narrows Bridge Photographs Vol. 3
- First rough grading of roadway through Stanley Park near bridge-head. Now a fine concrete driveway.
- Foundation of North Shore pier sunk into position. It will support north tower: will be filled with concrete later.
- Granite rocks were dumped inside the edge of this caisson before cement was poured. Pump is carrying off water that has seeped through.
- Grey sky and incoming tide and the new link across First Narrows. Catwalks completed and in readiness for roadbed. From West Vancouver ferry.
- In mid-June, nine of the road-bed sections are in position between the towers. Looking towards West Vancouver.
- Long distance lens gives close-up of painters and electricians putting finishing touches. Cable covering machine at work on left catwalk. These catwalks are steep!
- Long distance lens picture of first section of Bridge roadway. Steel being raised from scow to centre of span. Note the signal man.
- Long-distance lens gives close-up of bridge construction on North Shore. Tower foundations nearly complete. Old P.G.E. tracks show at right.
- Looking down into east cable anchorage on South Shore, showing clamps which secure each of the 61 strands of cable to concrete.
- Looking north - viaduct now joins this structure. Traffic will run over the top of it. Viaduct concrete foundations in foreground.
- Looking south from concrete pier at end of steel work on North Shore. Steel structure of viaduct rests upon these foundations.
- North shore slash from old P.G.E. tracks looking towards Marine Drive. First surveyor's mark in foreground. Viaduct now runs above this slash
- Old piles stood almost in center of spot now occupied by bridge tower on North Shore. Note slash on Stanley Park side of Narrows
- On this date the last of the 61 wire ropes which form each of the suspension cables were secured to their butts in the anchorage.
- One of the "cellars" cut out of solid blue clay will be walled with concrete for cable anchorages on South Shore. Note steel reinforced rods.
- Only the top steel-work bwetween the two pillars remains to be finished. Roadbed will be laid over the flat cross-bar.
- Painting quickly followed erection of steel. Painter shown at work on North Shore viaduct using spray-gun. Final coat is sea-green.
- Powerful crane on "creeper" lifts a section of North Shore tower into position. Note man at lower right steadying section with rope.
- Progress made on construction of pedestrian subway and overhead traffic road at causeway entrance to Stanley Park.
- Ready-built sections of catwalks were drawn up two at a time, placed in position and bolted to supporting cables.
- Rough grading of driveway through Stanley Park finished. Pathway banks have been seeded with grass
- Scow load of granite blocks for facings of the two piers. The stone and cement piers measure twenty feet in height.
- Section of suspension cable. Diameter 13 1/2 inches. Cable is wire-wrapped over a cedar covering. 1050 tons in cables.
- Sections of Bridge road-bed supportesd from main cables. Each section is raised from scows. Union Steamship passing.
- South face of cable anchorage on North Shore. Suspension cables enter the two "windows" and go down into concrete.
- South Shore view showing completed catwalkas from tower to tower, cables and stay-wires. Catwalks braced together near top.
- South Shore. Near the floor shown, tons of earth engulfed and and crushed a worker - the only fatality of entire bridge construction
- Steel has been erected on top of North Shore cable anchorage. One of cables is shown passing through "window" of anchorage.
- Steel work on the bridge road-bed is complete and concrete laying on road through Stanley Park finished to bridge head.
- Structural steel workers walk along narrow trestles "away up", even as you and I move along solid sidewalks. Note big crane for lifting steel.
- Stuart Cameron and Company workmen placing granite facings of South piers. Huge blocks were cut to fit and numbered and brought by barge.
- Stumps covered the ground less than a year before this picture was taken of bridge approach on North Shore
- Surveyor's stakes show cut-off of Lost Lagoon. Present road now curves almost through center of this picture. Road now flanked with pathway.
- Suspension cables enter the cable anchorage on North Shore, below the viaduct and are anchored into 20,000 tons of solid concrete.
- Taken by long-distance lens from below cable anchorage on South Shore. North Shore steel is going up. Workmen are wearing steel helmets.
- The 61 strands in each suspension cable are secured to seven steel butts shown above. These butts are set in tons of solid concrete.
- The Union Jack marks "the top" - it is tradition among steel workers to fly the flag when top is reached. "Creeper" has finished its job.
- Tower piers are finished (South Shore). A few days after this picture was taken work commenced on erection of big steel construction "creeper".
- View from near top of south Bridge tower looking towards Stanley Park and driveway. The cables on left of catwalk. A steep climb.
- View from Prospect Point showing barge which started operations on North Shore waterfront. Note first breakwater and right-of-way slash.
- With "creeper" construction completed the first steel of South Shore towers was erected on February 2, 1938. View from Prospect Point.
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