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Latest revision as of 00:00, 18 January 2020

Unfinished History

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Aerial view of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge under construction in 1935. The old Key System "mole" where trains met ferries is visible beneath the eastern span near top of photo.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA


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Bay Bridge west span under construction, 1935.

Photo: Joseph Marty


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Iconic image of bridge construction, 1935.

Photo: Peter Stackpole, courtesy Oakland Museum of California


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East span under construction, 1935.

Photo: Joseph Marty


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Workers on the Bay Bridge in 1935.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA

Aerial 1935 Bay Bridge construction visible wnp37.10060.jpg

1935 aerial view of Bay Bridge under construction, with on and off ramps being built to 5th Street between Harrison and Bryant.

Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp37.10060

SOMA aerial 1936 wnp27.5565.jpg

1936 aerial with the new on and off ramps for the Bay Bridge clearly visible at 5th Street between Harrison and Bryant.

Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp27.5565


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November 12, 1936, San Franciscan pedestrians enjoy the bridge on Opening Day.

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Opening Day of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, November 12, 1936.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library


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Maintenance workers hang precariously over bay in 1994.

Photo: Rick Gerharter

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Maintenance workers hang precariously over bay in 1994.

Photo: Rick Gerharter


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View of San Francisco and Bay Bridge from canoe, 1996.

Video: Chris Carlsson

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A 1937 16'42" film sponsored by U.S. Steel about the building of the Bay Bridge

Source: Prelinger Archives

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