Transport: San Francisco Bridges

Perched on the end of a promontory 40 mi. long, San Francisco has always been cut off from direct connection with the north by the Golden Gate, with the east by San Francisco Bay. Travelers in either direction have had the choice of circling far to the south around the bottom of the bay or crossing it on one of four ferry lines. Last week the end of this ancient inconvenience came closer when workmen hoisted a 50-ft. eyebar from a barge below, finally joined the two halves of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge,...

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