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.
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
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