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Construction of 880

Construction, 880 (Eastshore Freeway), Market to Tenth St. in Oakland, 5/23/55


Nimitz Freeway (880)

Nimitz Freeway (880), 1/2/59


Location of proposed 880 freeway

Location of O.H. & proposed freeway, 880, East Oakland, 1943


US 99 between Shasta and Weed

US 99 between Shasta and Weed, Construction and Realignment, June 1949


Oregon line into Josephine County

Oregon line into Josephine County, circa 1950s


Completed Highway Section

Completed Highway Section, Station 10+00, Imp-8m 1926


4th lane through Grapevine

4th lane through Grapevine, Lebec to Bakersfield, 10/16/41


East LA Interchange

East LA Interchange, Bridge for S.M. Freeway, 2/29/1960


East LA Interchange

East LA Interchange, 6/17/1965


Stockton Channel

Stockton Channel, 5/10/1971


East LA Interchange

East LA Interchange, 6/17/1965


Ventura, LA Traffic

Ventura, LA Traffic between S.M. and Ventura, Highway 1


East LA Interchange

East LA Interchange, bridges for S.M. Freeway, E. LAS Int., 2/29/1960


Greenbrae Intersection Project

Greenbrae Intersection Project from CH&PW (May-June, 1948)


Excavating for entrance to underpass at Fourth Street, US 40, Sacramento

Excavating for entrance to underpass at Fourth Street, US 40, Sacramento


Paving 710, 1952

Paving 710, 1952


Construction of 710

Construction of 710, 8/18/1955


Alameda 580/238 Aerial Photo

Alameda 580/238, 9/5/1956 Aerial Photos of Castro Valley


The Stack

The Stack, 10/3/1952


580 Alameda County pavement in 1927

580, Alameda County, 7/12/1927 pavement, between Livermore and Dublin


Toll Road Inyo County

Toll Road Inyo County

San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge Construction

San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge Construction


Laying Floor on Bridge Construction

Laying Floor on Bridge Construction


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Ridge Route

Ridge Route


Freeway Construction in Los Angeles

Freeway Construction in Los Angeles


Grapevine, 1947

Grapevine, 1947


Grapevine, 1947

Car on dirt road , 1926


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