Photograph album containing images and clippings of and about Fred Dummatzen, a Golden Gate Bridge laborer, and member of
the Construction and General Laborer's Union, No. 261. The bulk of the photographs, taken by Dummatzen and his fellow workers,
include images of workers, both at work and at rest; views of the bridge and the bay from the bridge; images of construction
equipment; and documentation of the construction in progress.
Fred Gustave "Red" Dummatzen was a Golden Gate Bridge laborer, and member of the Construction and General Laborer's Union,
No. 261. On February 17th, 1937, a traveling roadbed stripping platform broke away from the structure and ripped through the
safety net, and plunged twelve men into the ocean. Ten of the men died in the fall from the bridge, including Dummatzen.
(137 photographic prints) ; 23.5 x 31 cm.
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