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Title
Looking north from the top of the south (San Francisco) tower of the Golden Gate Bridge construction, October, 1935 [photograph]
Creator
Hiller, Charles M
Date Created and/or Issued
October, 1935
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
Golden Gate Bridge Construction, 1933-1937
Rights Information
unknown
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Description
By October, 1935, catwalks like these connected both towers. Overhead, tramway lines were hung to move spinning wheels, which would carry loops of cable. 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.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print, b&w ; 19 x 24 cm.
Identifier
csrcl_946
A. 1919.008.029
ark:/13030/kt6k40386x
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/ggb/id/19
Language
English
Subject
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.)
Bridges--Design and construction
Hiller, Charles M
Associated Oil Company
Place
Marin County (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)

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