Tag: Börje Lundvall

Lest We Forget — 2019

82 years ago today ten men left their homes and went to work on the Golden Gate Bridge with no idea that it would be their last day on earth. Whatever hopes and dreams they had stayed with them when, later that morning, they plunged 220 feet into San Francisco Bay atop a 5-ton scaffold entwined…

Lest We Forget — Updated

81 years ago today ten men left their homes and went to work on the Golden Gate Bridge with no idea that it would be their last day on earth. Whatever hopes and dreams they had stayed with them when, later that morning, they plunged 220 feet into San Francisco Bay atop a 5-ton scaffold entwined…

Lest We Forget

80 years ago today ten men left their homes and went to work on the Golden Gate Bridge with no idea that it would be their last day on earth. Whatever hopes and dreams they had stayed with them when, later that morning, they plunged 220 feet into San Francisco Bay atop a 5-ton scaffold entwined…

Deadly Accident

“As I was falling, a piece of lumber fell on my head. I was almost unconscious. Then the icy water of the channel brought me to.” —Slim Lambert, 26, Stripping Crew foreman 79 years ago today ten men left their homes and went to work on the Golden Gate Bridge with no idea that it would…

Remember When

I never met Joseph Strauss, the chief engineer, but I saw him around a lot of times. I never shook hands with him or nothing. I was out there working. We were busy. We couldn’t leave and go shake hands with him. That was for the upper man. See, all the big shots were the…