California, Cable Cross Section

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Item Details

Title

California, Cable Cross Section

Subject

Bridges

Description

"Golden Gate Bridge sample cross section of cable - June 1968" "'World's most beautiful suspension span' - Main cable 4,200 ft. between towers - Length of one cable 7,650 ft. - Diameter 36 1/8 in. - Wires in each cable 27,572 - Total wire used 80,000 mi. - Weight of cable 24,000 tons - Height of tower 746 ft."

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1968-06

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.2.2314

Spatial Coverage

San Francisco, CA

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

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