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On Jan 5th 1933 Construction started on the Golden Gate Bridge






Have you ever been to San Fransisco? I haven't but it is on my Bucket list of things I'd like to do.

There is of course a famous song ..... you can sing along with the video




But back to the Golden Gate Bridge.....


...In San Francisco on this day in 1933, construction began on the Golden Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge that once boasted the longest main span in the world and that has been celebrated for the magnificence of its setting.


Fog enveloping the Golden Gate Bridge, which spans the entrance to San Francisco Bay in northern California.

Golden Gate Bridge, suspension bridgespanning the Golden Gate in California to link San Francisco with Marin county to the north. Upon its completion in 1937, it was the tallest and longest suspension bridge in the world. The Golden Gate Bridge came to be recognized as a symbol of the power and progress of the United States, and it set a precedent for suspension-bridge design around the world. Although other bridges have since surpassed it in size, it remains incomparable in the magnificence of its setting and is said to be the most photographed bridge in the world. It carries both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) across the strait and features a pedestrian walkway

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