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Interurban Electric Railway Bridge Yard Shop, Interstate 80 at Alameda County Postmile 2.0, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Interurban Electric Railway Bridge Yard Shop, Interstate 80 at Alameda County Postmile 2.0, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

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Summary

Significance: The Interurban Electric Railway (IER) Bridge Yard Shop has been determined eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, significant under criteria A and C, as a rare surviving element of the IER, for its historical association with the Bay Bridge, and as an excellent example of International Style theory and design as applied to industrial buildings.
Survey number: HAER CA-164
Building/structure dates: 1938 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
California Department of Transportation
Interurban Electric Railway
Southern Pacific Railroad
Harriman, E H
Smith, Francis M. "Borox"
Oakland, Alameda & Berkeley Railway
Maul, David, transmitter
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Location

West Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)37.80436, -122.27111
Google Map of 37.8043637, -122.2711137
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