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Pretty soon they’ll be doing this in reverse: Last Bay Bridge cantilever section ready for construction in 1936

By Chris Treadway
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 at 11:39 pm in Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, History, Richmond, transportation.


One section of the eastern (cantilever) half of the Bay Bridge remains to be built in this aerial view published February of 1936 in the Oakland Tribune Yearbook. The wake of a ferry that has passed through opening is visible.
In the background, the two towers of the Golden Gate Bridge are visible, but no roadway has been constructed yet.
Alcatraz Island is in the background at the right.

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