Robert L. Brown Photographs

Our indexer, Ulyana has finished describing the Robert L. Brown Photographs which we have put online in Alaska’s Digital Archives.  Here’s what she has to say:

The 262 images in the Robert L. Brown Photographs were taken during the summer of 1967 by Robert L.Brown, who worked for the Alaska Department of Highways, Fairbanks District. The photographs document construction of the Tanana River Bridge in Nenana, Alaska. The images show construction crews, machinery, and formwork. The powerful steel structures are breathtaking! And yet, Nenana and Tanana Rivers flooded the same summer, making use of the Tanana River Bridge second priority…

Flood waters in Nenana. August, 1967.

Flood waters in Nenana. August, 1967.

Reinforcing steel in place prior to pouring deck slab on main bridge. June, 1967.

Reinforcing steel in place prior to pouring deck slab on main bridge. June, 1967.

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