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Stanley Park (B.C.) Bridges--Design and construction With digital objects
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[Ship approaching the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[Ship approaching the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction  on the north shore]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
4:30 a.m. All is in readiness for scow and tugs to haul four catwalk cables across First Narrows....
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.
5:23 a.m. Three of the eight-ton cables for catwalks have been raised 325 feet above tide mark.  ...
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 o...
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.
Beginning of the first caisson and general view of construction plant on South Shore from Prospec...
Beginning of the first caisson and general view of construction plant on South Shore from Prospect Point
Bridge-head in Stanley Park.  Steel suspension cables will be held in position on top of the two ...
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.
Erection of the first sections of steel for the roadbed where it enters Stanley Park.  Sections s...
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 rough grading of roadway through Stanley Park near bridge-head.  Now a fine concrete driveway.
First rough grading of roadway through Stanley Park near bridge-head. Now a fine concrete driveway.
Granite rocks were dumped inside the edge of this caisson before cement was poured.  Pump is carr...
Granite rocks were dumped inside the edge of this caisson before cement was poured. Pump is carrying off water that has seeped through.
Long distance lens gives close-up of painters and electricians putting finishing touches.  Cable ...
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 gives close-up of bridge construction on North Shore.  Tower foundations nearl...
Long-distance lens gives close-up of bridge construction on North Shore. Tower foundations nearly complete. Old P.G.E. [Pacific Great Eastern Railway] tracks show at right.
Painting quickly followed erection of steel.  Painter shown at work on North Shore viaduct using ...
Painting quickly followed erection of steel. Painter shown at work on North Shore viaduct using spray-gun. Final coat is sea-green.
Rough grading of driveway through Stanley Park finished.  Pathway banks have been seeded with grass
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 twe...
Scow load of granite blocks for facings of the two piers. The stone and cement piers measure twenty feet in height.
Sections of Bridge road-bed supported from main cables.  Each section is raised from scows.  Unio...
Sections of Bridge road-bed supported from main cables. Each section is raised from scows. Union Steamship passing.
The 61 strands in each suspension cable are secured to seven steel butts shown above.  These butt...
The 61 strands in each suspension cable are secured to seven steel butts shown above. These butts are set in tons of solid concrete.
Tower piers are finished (South Shore).  A few days after this picture was taken work commenced o...
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 o...
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 ...
View from Prospect Point showing barge which started operations on North Shore waterfront. Note first breakwater and right-of-way slash.
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
At this time the steel work of the South tower was within two sections of top.  Picture shows how...
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.
Close-up of South Shore construction plant and trestle erected in connection with underwater foun...
Close-up of South Shore construction plant and trestle erected in connection with underwater foundations for the caissons.
In mid-June, nine of the road-bed sections are in position between the towers.  Looking towards W...
In mid-June, nine of the road-bed sections are in position between the towers. Looking towards West Vancouver.
Structural steel workers walk along narrow trestles "away up", even as you and I move a...
Structural steel workers walk along narrow trestles "away up", even as you and I move along solid sidewalks. Note big crane for lifting steel.
Taken by long-distance lens from below cable anchorage on South Shore.  North Shore steel is goin...
Taken by long-distance lens from below cable anchorage on South Shore. North Shore steel is going up. Workmen are wearing steel helmets.
The Union Jack marks "the top" - it is tradition among steel workers to fly the flag wh...
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.
With "creeper" construction completed the first steel of South Shore towers was erected...
With "creeper" construction completed the first steel of South Shore towers was erected on February 2, 1938. View from Prospect Point.
Powerful crane on "creeper" lifts a section of North Shore tower into position.  Note m...
Powerful crane on "creeper" lifts a section of North Shore tower into position. Note man at lower right steadying section with rope.
[Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[A tower of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[A tower of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[A Union steamship passing under the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[A Union steamship passing under the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View from Prospect Point of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View from Prospect Point of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View from the Prospect Point signal station of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View from the Prospect Point signal station of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View from the seawall of a ship passing under the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View from the seawall of a ship passing under the Lions Gate Bridge under construction]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
[View of the Lions Gate Bridge under construction on the north shore]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[An unidentified man standing on the Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge during construction]
[An unidentified man standing on the Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge during construction]
[An unidentified man standing on the Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge during construction]
[An unidentified man standing on the Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge during construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
[The Lions Gate (First Narrows) Bridge under construction]
4:50 a.m.  Five minutes later the four catwalk cables were secured on North Shore.  "Fispa&q...
4:50 a.m. Five minutes later the four catwalk cables were secured on North Shore. "Fispa" is near scow that is hauling cables across.
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