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Object ID F-0208
Title East First Street Bridge and Viaduct
Description Main portion of original East First Street Bridge and viaduct from downstream point on the west bank of Los Angeles River, looking north, Original steel bridge built in 1889 that would be replaced in 1928 by a new arch concrete bridge designed by engineer Merrill Butler.
Date 08/18/1927
Place Downtown Los Angeles
Event Construction of First Street Bridge
Collection Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos
Provenance City of Los Angeles Engineering Department
Cataloged by Sklar, Anna
Copyright Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk
Photographer Los Angeles City Department of Engineering Staff
Search Terms East First Street Bridge and viaduct
Los Angeles River
Subjects Viaducts-California-Los Angeles
Bridges-California-Los Angeles
Historic bridges
First Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)