Historical Golden Gate Bridge

Picture dated May 1936 of the Golden Gate Bridge
Picture dated May 1936 of the Golden Gate Bridge
Picture dated May 1936 of the Golden Gate bridge, in the San Francisco Bay, during its construction. Construction began on 05 January 1933 and the bridge was inaugurated 27 May 1937 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who pushed a button in Washington, DC, signaling the official start of vehicle traffic over the Bridge. Idea of the engineer Joseph Strauss, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Picture dated October 1935 of the Golden Gate Bridge
Picture dated October 1935 of the Golden Gate Bridge
Picture dated October 1935 of the Golden Gate bridge, in the San Francisco Bay, during its construction. Construction began on 05 January 1933 and the bridge was inaugurated 27 May 1937 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who pushed a button in Washington, DC, signaling the official start of vehicle traffic over the Bridge. Idea of the engineer Joseph Strauss, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Picture dated 1950's of the Golden Gate Bridge
Picture dated 1950's of the Golden Gate Bridge
Picture dated 1950's of the Golden Gate bridge, in the San Francisco Bay. Construction began on 05 January 1933 and the bridge was inaugurated 27 May 1937 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who pushed a button in Washington, DC, signaling the official start of vehicle traffic over the Bridge. Idea of the engineer Joseph Strauss, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW OF SUSPENDER CONNECTION TO CABLE Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
(credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge Cable (credit: Library of Congress)
Closeup of wires inside cable on Golden Gate Bridge,_San Francisco (2006) (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge Cables Closeup of wires inside cable on Golden Gate Bridge,_San Francisco (2006) (credit: Library of Congress)
An air-to-air front view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft
An air-to-air front view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft
An air-to-air front view of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft, in a camouflage paint scheme, as it flys over the San Francisco Bay. The Golden Gate Bridge can be seen in the background.
United Engineering Company Shipyard, 2900 Main Street, Alameda, Alameda County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
ANOTHER VIEW FROM THE SOUTH ROADWAY, LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST TO SAN FRANCISCO AND THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE United Engineering Company Shipyard, 2900 Main Street, Alameda, Alameda County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Presidio of San Francisco, Motor Vehicle Shed Type, West end of Crissy Field, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
NORTH WEST GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE IS IN THE BACKGROUND OVERVIEW OF BUILDINGS 949, 950, 973, AND 974 LOOKING 290 WEST Presidio of San Francisco, Motor Vehicle Shed Type, West end of Crissy Field, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Fort Point, U.S. Highway 101, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
EXTERIOR, SOUTHSIDE WITH GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE Fort Point, U.S. Highway 101, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW SHOWING SECTION OF CABLE AND STATUE OF JOSEPH B. STRAUSS Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE PLATE Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTHERN APPROACH SPAN Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL OF CABLE AND SUSPENDER CONNECTION Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW FROM TOP OF SOUTHERN TOWER, SHOWING CABLE Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW FROM TOP OF SOUTHERN TOWER, LOOKING SOUTH Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING FORTIFICATION IN FOREGROUND Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL TELEPHOTO VIEW, LOOKING EAST, SHOWING SOUTHERN TOWER WITH SAN FRANCISCO IN BACKGROUND Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING CABLE, SUSPENDERS, LIGHTING FIXTURE AND BRIDGE DECK Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW SHOWING LIGHTING FIXTURE ON BRIDGE DECK Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING NORTH FROM SHORELINE, WITH UNIDENTIFIED SIGHTSEERS IN FOREGROUND Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING NORTH FROM BRIDGE DECK, SHOWING CABLES AND SUSPENDERS Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING NORTH FROM BRIDGE DECK, SHOWING CABLES AND SUSPENDERS Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING ENTRANCE TO PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING CONCRETE ANCHORAGE AT THE NORTH ABUTMENT Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING THE 'BAY SIDE' OF THE BRIDGE Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING THE 'SEA SIDE' OF THE STRUCTURE Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING THE 'BAY SIDE' OF THE STRUCTURE Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA 
(credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING THE BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND AND A 'SECTION' OF THE WIRE CABLE IN THE FOREGROUND Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW FROM TOP OF SOUTHERN TOWER, LOOKING SOUTH Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
GENERAL VIEW FROM TOP OF SOUTHERN TOWN, LOOKING NORTH Golden Gate Bridge, Spanning mouth of San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA (credit: Library of Congress)
The Golden Gate (credit: Library of Congress)
The Golden Gate The Golden Gate (credit: Library of Congress)
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