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Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Abstract

This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.

Dates: Inclusive Dates

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003

Photographs and blueprints of Washington State Highway Department: Bridges 1920 to 1931

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0291
Abstract

Photographs and blueprints of highway bridges built in the 1920s as part of the State of Washington’s Public Works Department post World War I building program. Also some photographs of bridges built in California, apparently designed by Charles Andrew who was bridge engineer for California State Highway Department as well as Washington State Highway Department and Oregon.

Dates: 1920-01-01 - 1931-12-31

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Lehigh University Grant Projects 2
Lehigh University Special Collections 1
 
Subject
Bridges 2
Civil engineering 2
Notebooks 2
Photographs 2
Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
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Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
Anchorage 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Architects. 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Bangkok 1
Bangladesh 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Blueprints 1
Bogota 1
Bombay 1
Boston 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (NY) [Hugh L. Carey Tunnel] 1
Brunei 1
Brussells 1
Bucksport Suspension Bridge (Bucksport, Maine) [Waldo-Hancock Bridge?] 1
Budapest 1
Bulgaria 1
Cairo 1
Camrbridge 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Canton (China) 1
Chains 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago 1
Color photographs. 1
Color slides. 1
Columns 1
Composite materials -- Testing 1
Concrete 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondences 1
Covington-Cincinnati Bridge (Cincinnati, Ohio) [John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge] 1
Daule River Bridge (Guayaquil, Ecuador) [National Unity Bridge] 1
Deer Isle Bridge (Me.) 1
Delaware Memorial Bridge (New Castle, Delaware) 1
Delaware River Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Denver 1
Detroit 1
Dodge Street (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Omaha, NE) 1
Dubai 1
East Boston Bridge 1
East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
Elwha River 1
Everett Marysville Bridges 1
Ferndale Bridge 1
Florianopolis Bridge (Hercilio Luz Bridge, Brazil) 1
Forth Road Bridge (Scotland) 1
Frames 1
Fremont Bridge (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Friction 1
Gages Slough Bridge 1
Garden State Parkway (New Jersey) 1
Geneva 1
George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.) 1
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Grand Mère Suspension Bridge (Quebec, Canada) 1
Hamma Hamma River, Eldon, Mason County, Washington 1
Hartford Bridge. 1
Henry Hudson Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Hong Kong 1
Honolulu 1
Hoquiam River Bridge 1
Hutsonville Bridge (Hutsonville, Illinois) 1
Istanbul 1
Jeddah 1
Johannesburg 1
Karnali Bridge (Nepal) 1
Kuala Lumpur 1
Kuwait 1
Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, Washington 1
Las Vegas 1
Leningrad 1
Liverpool 1
London 1
Los Angeles 1
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.) 1
Maldonado Bridge (Uruguay) 1
Manette Bridge 1
Martin-Pena Canal (Puerto Rico) 1
Materials--Testing 1
Mecca 1
Miami (Fl.) 1
Minneapolis (Minn.) 1
Montréal (Québec) 1
Morse Creek Bridge 1
Mount Hope Bridge (Bristol, Rhode Island) 1
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Beedle, Lynn S. 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1