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Golden Gate Bridge marks 75 years since opening against steep odds

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Golden Gate Bridge was a larger than life engineering project undertaken against dangerous odds and it opened 75 years ago on Sunday against vehement protest, at the cost of 11 lives.
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Crowds gather for Golden Gate Bridge celebration

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

Crowds gathered along San Francisco's waterfront Sunday, while San Francisco Bay was crowded with pleasure boats, tug boats and other vessels as the city celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. Read Post

A Net, at Last, for the Golden Gate Bridge?

News : News Desk (10 months ago)

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened in May, 1937. Three months later, a man named Harold Wobber jumped off, becoming the first in a funeral train that now numbers some one thousand six hundred suicides. The bridge’s rail is on... Read Post

Years later, cop reunites with suicidal man he saved on Golden Gate Bridge

News : The Lookout (2 years ago)

On March 11 2005, Kevin Berthia wanted to take his own life. He had climbed over the railing of the Golden Gate Bridge and was prepared to end his life with a fatal jump into the San Francisco Bay when he heard a voice calling out t... Read Post

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