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Construction of the south (San Francisco) tower begins after the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge is built, June, 1934 [photograph]
Hiller, Charles M
Date Created and/or Issued
June, 1934
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Golden Gate Bridge Construction, 1933-1937
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View of the south (San Francisco) tower, after the north (Marin County) tower has been built, June, 1934. Fort Point is seen in the bottom right, and the Marin Headlands in the upper left. Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge commenced on January 5, 1933 and lasted four and a half years, at a cost of over 35 million dollars. The landmark structure is one of the largest suspension bridges in the world. Connecting Marin County and the peninsula of San Francisco, the bridge spans the entrance to the Golden Gate. This image is from a collection of nearly 100 period photographs documenting the bridge's complex and often dangerous construction process. These photographs were commissioned by the Associated Oil Company and taken by photographer Charles M. Hiller between 1933 and 1936.
1 photographic print, b&w ; 19 x 24 cm.
A. 1919.005.037
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.)
Bridges--Design and construction
Hiller, Charles M
Associated Oil Company
Marin County (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)

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