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Omak Bridge Collapses, ca. 1911
Omak Bridge Collapses, ca. 1911
TitleOmak Bridge Collapses, ca. 1911
PhotographerMatsura, Frank S.
DescriptionA link of Omak's rotating steel bridge collapses under its own weight, the steel beams buckling as the structure droops into the river. It was the first attempt to open the new bridge and test its engineering. It was quickly rebuilt and had no other problems.
SubjectBridges--Washington (State)--Okanogan
Rivers--Washington (State)--Okanogan
Dateca. 1911
TypePhotographic prints
Neg. number35-50-08
RepositoryManuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries:
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
CollectionFrank S. Matsura Collection PC-35
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/matsura.htm
RelationThe Okanogan Historical Society holds another collection of Frank Matsura's work.
LocationOmak, WA
RestrictionsFor permission to publish please contact Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (509) 335-6691 or the Okanogan Historical Society (509) 422-4272
PublisherManuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries:
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
FormatOriginal photographic prints were scanned as 300 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL scanner. 72 dpi JPEG files were then added to the CONTENT database at the WSU Libraries.
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