Opening of the Golden Gate bridge, 1936

This historical footage shot from an airplane, shows the airplanes, ships, cars, bikes, and pedestrians that came out to celebrate the opening of the Gold Gate bridge.

Interestingly the bridge was built by 10 different contractors; for more information about the bridge check out this website: http://goldengatebridge.org/research/facts.php

It is really neat to see an important event from the 1930s!

For more on this era check out our 1930s and Europe Between the Wars PowerPoints.

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