Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California

 Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California

The Golden Gate Bridge, main San Francisco approach from the Presidio, was designed by Joseph B. Strauss and completed in May 1937 at a cost of $35,500,000.  The huge web-like span, is illuminated by night with strings of yellow sodium vapor lights and links northern California to the peninsula of San Francisco.

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here is a newer postcard of the same bridge ....
 San Francisco, California - Aerial View from the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge
Photographer - Philip Coblentz

postmarked in 1991 with 19 cent balloon stamp

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