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Construction begins on the Golden Gate Bridge

construction begins on the Golden Gate Bridg

On 5 January, 1933, construction starts on the Golden Gate Bridge, as employees started excavating 3.25 million cubic feet of dirt for the structure’s huge anchorages. Following the Gold Rush boom that began in 1849, speculators realized the land north of San Francisco Bay would increase in value in direct …

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