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Guide to the Joseph Strauss Bridge Plans, 1905-1935
Special Collections M163  
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Description
The collection consists of original bridge plans and construction drafts. Four different bridge types are represented: Strauss direct lift bridge (S.D.L.B.),Strauss trunnion draw span (S.T.D.S.),Strauss trunnion bascule bridge (S.T.B.B.),and Strauss vertical lift bridge (S.V.L.B.).Years indicated after location of the project are the earliest and latest dated plans in the set; number in parentheses indicates number of plans or sketches in the set.
Extent
96 containers
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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