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"Creeper" is shown in position for erection of the top (and last) section of South towe...
"Creeper" is shown in position for erection of the top (and last) section of South tower. Taken from West Vancouver Ferry.
(L. to R.) Piers S18W, S20E, S19E, S18E, S48.
(L. to R.) Piers S18W, S20E, S19E, S18E, S48.
1st Ave Bridge site looking east
1st Ave Bridge site looking east
1st Ave. Bridge site looking west
1st Ave. Bridge site looking west
20,000 tons of solid concrete form this "anchor" to the steel suspension cables on Nort...
20,000 tons of solid concrete form this "anchor" to the steel suspension cables on North Shore
2nd [Second] Narrows Bridge [before the vertical lift span was in place]
2nd [Second] Narrows Bridge [before the vertical lift span was in place]
367 days after this picture was taken the "Empress of Japan" passed under the Lions Gat...
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....
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 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.
4th - 6th connector roadway.
4th - 6th connector roadway.
4th - 6th connector.
4th - 6th connector.
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.
5th and Granville, sewer diversion & S-9 above ground
5th and Granville, sewer diversion & S-9 above ground
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.
Abutment
Abutment
Abutment "A"
Abutment "A"
Aerial view of finished bridge (from E.).
Aerial view of finished bridge (from E.).
Aerial view of finished bridge (from N.E.).
Aerial view of finished bridge (from N.E.).
Aerial view of finished bridge (from S.).
Aerial view of finished bridge (from S.).
All road-beds are erected.  View from above cable anchorage on South Shore.
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 ...
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.
Areaway of Howden Ballroom
Areaway of Howden Ballroom
At 6:00 a.m. the catwalk cables (from one tower only) were secured.  Exactly 6 months later the l...
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...
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.
B&W presentation film for bridge - views of city - road-building
B&W presentation film for bridge - views of city - road-building
Back-hoe and dump truck.
Back-hoe and dump truck.
Backfilling M4 West.
Backfilling M4 West.
Beginning of big rock fill at base of pier on North approach.  Bridge joins this pier and the roa...
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 Prospec...
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 c...
Big 61-strand cables which support roadway, pass down these concrete "steps" into the cable anchorage on South Shore
Blasting Pier 11
Blasting Pier 11
Both bridge towers are finished and first few sections of catwalk have been raised into position....
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 ca...
Bridge construction plant from Prospect Point. Everything in readiness for commencing the two caissons.
Bridge model
Bridge model
Bridge model at U.B.C. 'Open House' 1952.
Bridge model at U.B.C. 'Open House' 1952.
Bridge model.
Bridge model.
Bridge model.
Bridge model.
Bridge model.
Bridge model.
Bridge site.
Bridge site.
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.
Building cribbing for M3 West.
Building cribbing for M3 West.
Building cribbing for M3 West.
Building cribbing for M3 West.
Building rock-filled cribbing at water's edge on South Shore which are foundations for derricks. ...
Building rock-filled cribbing at water's edge on South Shore which are foundations for derricks. Rocks and logs brought by scows
Burrard St Viaduct looking SW Showing Manhole [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St...
Burrard St Viaduct looking SW Showing Manhole [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Burrard St. Viaduct , looking West [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Burrard St. Viaduct , looking West [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Burrard St. Viaduct looking South [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Burrard St. Viaduct looking South [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Burrard St. Viaduct looking South [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Burrard St. Viaduct looking South [Construction progress photograph of the Burrard St. bridge]
Cambie Bridge Construction - #18 [1 of 33]
Cambie Bridge Construction - #18 [1 of 33]
Cambie Bridge Construction - #18 [10 of 33]
Cambie Bridge Construction - #18 [10 of 33]
Cambie Bridge Construction - #18 [11 of 33]
Cambie Bridge Construction - #18 [11 of 33]
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