Marine cranes reparing Canadian National Railway bridge across Burrard Inlet - Record Detail

Marine cranes reparing Canadian National Railway bridge across Burrard Inlet. - 1979.

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Part Of:Columbian Company fonds  [Description]
Description Level Item
Series No. B
File No. 16
Item No. IHP10001-0354
Date Range 1979
Responsibility Battistoni, Peter (Columbian Photo)
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope & Content Photograph shows marine cranes working on the heavily damaged Canadian National Railway bridge at Burrard Inlet.
Inscriptions Marine cranes at work… Repairs to the heavily damaged Canadian National Railway bridge across Burrard Inlet resumed Monday when workers returned to their jobs after a work stoppage Sunday. Twenty members of International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers refused to work when they discovered a shim under the northeast leg had come free. The problem was corrected and the bridge declared safe for continued repair. The span was knocked out two weeks ago by a Japanese freighter.
Subject Access Structures - Bridges | Accidents
Geographic Location Vancouver (B.C.)
Record ID 67030
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