Transport: Suicide Bridge

For Southern California it is bad enough that the northern part of the State has two great bridges, one across the Bay, the other across the Golden Gate, lately opened with two gigantic fiestas (TIME, Nov. 23 & June 7). For Southern California it is worse that it contains a bridge which has made a lot of horrid news— Pasadena's notorious "suicide bridge," the long, aqueduct-like structure spanning 158½-ft.-deep Arroyo Seco in which squats the Rose Bowl. According to local legend, when this bridge was built in 1912, several workmen were buried alive...

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