Michigan Stadium Construction Photo Album

Construction Photo Album Index
1 Fielding Yost, Athletic Director
  BHL, Alumni Assoc. Box 147, Yost
2 Michigan Stadium Site, ca. 1902
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 12, Michigan Stadium -- bl006523
3 Steam Shovels of R.C. Merriam Co. dig the first trench
  BHL, Michiganensian, 1927 -- bl003267
3.1 Early Stadium Site Excavation
  BHL, Ath.Dept. Box 12, 1927 -- bl006758
3.2 Stadium Site Excavation, Looking Northeast
  BHL, Ath.Dept. Box 12, 1927 -- bl006758
4 Fielding Yost oversees the digging
  BHL, Michiganensian, 1927, p. 24, -- bl003266
5 Excavating at Michigan Stadium site
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, -- bl003252
6 Excavation, Ferry Field in background
   BHL, Michigan Alumnus, Vol 33, #4, Oct. 30, 1927, p.81 -- bl003268
6.1 Excavation, Michigan Stadium Showing Steam Shovel and Water Problem
   BHL, Oscar Buss collect on, Box 2 Michigan Stadium<-- bl017365
7 Excavating the northwest corner
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, -- bl003251
8 Finishing the drainage ditch
  BHL, Michigan Alumnus, Vol. 33, #14, Jan. 15, 1927 -- bl003269
9 Steam shovels finish northwest corner
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 4 out., Michigan Stadium, -- bl003262
10 Leveling the playing surface
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, -- bl006529
11 South end zone, Yost Field House in background
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, == bl006532
12 Drainage Ditch, south end zone
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 4 out., Michigan Stadium -- bl003264
12.1 View frm the northwest corner
  BHL, Oscar Buss collection., Box 2, Michigan Stadium -- bl017633
13 Preparing for a pour, west stands
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, bl006531
13.1 The cement mixer behind the west stands
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Michigan Stadium, bl017194

Michigan Stadium Construction, Andrew Graft and co-worker
  BHL, Ann Sheely, (photo scanned by donor) bl016643
14 Setting forms for the east stands
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, bl006530
15 Working on the north end zone seats
  BHL. Floyd M. Webster Papers, UAs, bl006549
16 Finishing a section in the south end zone
  BHL. Floyd M. Webster Papers, UAs, -- bl006533
17 View from the northwest corner
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 12, Michigan Stadium, -- bl006759
18 Yost oversees every detail
  BHL, Alumni Assoc., Box 135, Michigan Stadium, -- bl003254
18.1 Workmen leveling cement
  BHL, Ath. Dept. Michigan Stadium, -- bl017196
18.2 Workmen finishing concrete
  BHL, Ath. Dept. Michigan Stadium, -- bl017197
18.3 Workmen pouring concrete with the boom arm
  BHL, Ath. Dept. Michigan Stadium, -- bl017199
18.4 Knutson Family and Andrew Graf on lunch break, at east entrance
  BHL, Ann Sheely (scanned by donor) -- bl016442
18.5 Workmen constructing forms for seats
  BHL, Ath. Dept. Michigan Stadium -- bl017200
18,6 Working on the West stands
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Michigan Stadium -- bl017195
19 Working on the tunnel
  BHL. Floyd M. Webster Papers, UAs -- bl006546
20 Setting forms for the tunnel
  BHL. Floyd M. Webster Papers, UAs -- bl006545
21 Ready to pour the final sections
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 4 out., Michigan Stadium -- bl003263
22 Ready for the redwood seats
  BHL. Floyd M. Webster Papers, UAs -- bl006547
22.1 Finished concrete, view of the south endzone
  BHL. Oscar Buss collect on, Box 2 -- bl017636
22.2 Finished concrete, view of the west stands
  BHL. Oscar Buss collect on, Box 2 -- bl017634
23 The tunnel and east entrance
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 4 out., Michigan Stadium -- bl003265
23.1 Yost observes as seats get numbered
  BHL, Ath. Dept., Box 4 out., Michigan Stadium -- bl018346
24 A final inspection and its ready for use
  BHL, Fielding Yost Papers, Box 8 -- bl006535
25 The east concourse
  BHL, Fielding Yost Papers, Box 8 -- bl003255
26 The concourse is completed as opening day nears
  BHL, Fielding Yost Papers, Box 8 -- bl012698
27 View from the northeast, opening day, 1927
  BHL, Fielding Yost Papers, Box 8 -- bl006528
28 Opening day, October 1, 1927
  BHL, Fielding Yost Papers, Box 8 -- bl006525