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Quebec Bridge Photograph Collection, 1905-1986 (bulk 1905-1916)

view Quebec Bridge Photograph Collection, 1905-1986 (bulk 1905-1916) digital asset number 1
Creator:
Quebec Bridge Company
Donor:
Eney, William J
Enterline, Stevenson
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. : 3 boxes 1 oversize folder
Type:
Postcards
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Canada
Quebec
Date:
1905
1905-1986
1905-1986 bulk 1905-1916
1900-1920
1900-1950
20th century
Summary:
Two albums, one dated 1905, the other dated 1916, documenting the construction of a cantilever bridge over the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec. The 1905 album is not captioned and contains images of the construction and crew. The 1916 album, created by the Quebec Bridge Company, contains images of construction, bridge elements being fabricated, interiors, construction crew, and steel parts being loaded on trains for shipment to the site. Also included are postcards and articles about the bridge's collapse in 1916.
Cite as:
Quebec Bridge Photograph Collection, 1905-1986 (bulk 1905-1916), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bridges--Design and construction
Bridge failures
Bridges
Rivers
Local number:
1992.0074 (NMAH Acc.)
2007.3109 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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