Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bride was completed in 1937. The engineer who designed it was Joseph B. Strauss. It connects the cities of San Francisco and Sausalito in California. The entire 8,981 foot bride cost the state $27 million to build. It is a suspension bridge made out of steel and concrete. The suspension span of the bridge is 4,200 feet, which stood as a world record for 27 years. The National Historic Monument, Fort Point, was used to plan the building process of the Golden Gate Bridge. The name “Golden Gate” refers to the Golden Gate Straight, upon which the Golden Gate Bridge was located.
Today Millions of people from all over the world come to gaze at the glory of its wonder. The Golden Gate Bride is more then just a bridge over the San Francisco Bay. It is a monument to mans achievement. The Visitors that pass over this fantastic bridge will remember it to their dying day.
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