Construction Begins on the Golden Gate Bridge

Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in California on January 5, 1933. The suspension bridge would be completed on April 19, 1937, and opened on May 27, 1937, spanning the Golden Gate — a one-mile-wide (1.6 km) strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the city of San Francisco at the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to Marin County, carrying … Continue reading Construction Begins on the Golden Gate Bridge