Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Colorado St Bridge - Pasadena #4715 by Candy Barr

12 x 24 inches Oil on cradled birch

here's view from below before I set up in higher location 

Interesting bridge WIKI says

The Colorado Street Bridge was designed and built in 1913 by the firm of Waddell & Harrington, based inKansas CityMissouri. The structure carries Colorado Boulevard (then called "Colorado Street"), the major east-west thoroughfare connecting Pasadena withEagle Rock and Glendale to the west, and with Monrovia to the east. It spans 1,486 feet (453 m) and is notable for its distinctive Beaux Arts arches, light standards, and railings. The bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by theAmerican Society of Civil Engineers.

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