Business: Big Job to Roebling

Engineers estimated that it would take them four years to hang a bridge across the Golden Gate. Last week exactly half that time had elapsed since a $35,000,000 bond issue was voted to finance the Golden Gate Suspension Bridge.† But not a single strand of cable swung silhouetted against the sunset. The two years have been filled with legal wrangling. . . .

Prices have slumped greatly since the summer of 1931 when bids on the Bridge were called for, and some specifications have been changed. New...

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