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Franklin Avenue Underpass (Page Three)
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Franklin Avenue Underpass from center looking towards lake
July 18, 1951
Franklin Avenue Underpass site looking towards river
July 18, 1951
Franklin Avenue Underpass site
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[Photography by Leon Trice]
Franklin Avenue Underpass
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[Photography by Photography Unlimited]
Franklin Avenue Underpass site
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[Photography by Photography Unlimited]
Franklin Avenue Underpass
Attached text: David W. Godat, engineer, looks on while Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison lifts the first steel girder in place at the Franklin Ave Underpass (Franklin at Benefit St). The girder is 58 ft long and weighs 22 tons. Railroads will soon be using the underpass.
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[Photography by Photography Unlimited]
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication
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[Photography by Photography Unlimited]
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication
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[Photography by Photography Unlimited]
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication: celebrity race and NORD soapbox derby
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[Photography by Leon Trice]
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication: Commissioner Dufforc
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[Photography by Leon Trice]
Franklin Avenue Underpass ceremonies
April 11, 1951
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication and soap box derby: (from left) Mayor Morrison, Commissioner Dufforc, E.S. Pennebaker, Charles C. Cassagne
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[Photography by Leon Trice]
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication and ribbon cutting
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[Photography by Leon Trice]
Franklin Avenue Underpass dedication at North Galvez
February 28, 1951
Franklin Avenue Underpass
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