Sunday, May 27, 2012

The Golden Gate Bridge is 75 years old!

san francisco golden gate bridge mural.jpg
Detail from a mural in the San Francisco's Castro district.

The celebrations this weekend are making me feel my age. I remember vividly the 50th anniversary celebrations during which several hundred thousand people crowded onto the span, straining it close the breaking point. The authorities aren't letting the crowds near it this time!

1 comment:

Kay Dennison said...

I was 22 the first time I saw it --
and it will never cease to amaze me!!! Love the graphic!!!!