Blast From the Past — 1931

The Golden Gate Bridge District was still tied up in court in 1931 and plans to abandon constructing the bridge were underway. A less expensive alternative—in the minds of some civic leaders—was a bridge from Marin to Goat Island (now known as Yerba Buena Island), where it would join up with the proposed state bridge connecting Oakland and San Francisco.

On a personal note, I’m so happy that this idea did not pan out.

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Source: Healdsburg Tribune Newspaper, November 13, 1931 via California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside

 

  4 comments for “Blast From the Past — 1931

  1. alstacer
    July 8, 2019 at 2:07 PM

    Anyone who has crossed the GGB in sunshine and then in fog would have to agree with you.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. July 5, 2019 at 11:50 AM

    Darn, your last sentence took my comment. But we’re all glad it didn’t get cancelled.

    janet

    Liked by 1 person

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