View Of The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

View Of The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge California


Stock #: 122224
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: San Francisco
State: California (CA)
County: San Francisco
Publisher: Scenic View Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Bridge is a double-deck structure with six lanes for automobile traffic on upper deck; and three lanes for trucks, plus two interurban tracks on lower deck. Ship clearance is 200 to 218 feet above he surface of low water. Length of bridge more than eight miles. Total cost $79,000,000. Cable consists of 37 strands containing 472 wires each, a total of 17,464 wires total length of wire, 70,000 miles. Diameter of cable, 28? inches; weight of cable per foot, 1,750 pounds. Total weight of cable wire, 18,000 tons.
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