Bridge Removal

261756cp
California Avenue Bridge looking north after the old bridge was removed and hauled away. False work is seen in the foreground. The California Avenue Bridge was originally, designed to carry streetcars. It was replaced by the City of Pittsburgh in 1928 with a 642 foot span also known as the Robert McAfee Bridge.
July 21st, 26
Location
Woods Run
Address
California Avenue
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection
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Source
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh Original URL
Subjects
Woods Run (Pittsburgh, Pa.); California Avenue (Pittsburgh, Pa.); California Avenue Bridge (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Bridges-Design and construction--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Identifier
715.261756.CP
Rights
Public Domain - Anybody may use this photo for any purpose
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  • jeff 10 months ago

    Wrong bridge in newer photo.

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