It brought to my attention just yesterday morning, by no other such authority than the New York Times, that the coastal fog horn, is, in fact, disappearing. This is attributed to the improved navigational capability of the GPS, but I think that you and I know the truth. The reality is those Not [...]
75 years ago this weekend, the “Bridge that Couldn’t be Built” opened to the public for the very first time.
Crossing the 6,700 ft (2042 m) straight at the mouth of the San Francisco bay from Fort Point to present day Marin County, the project had to overcome engineering obstacles such as blinding fog, gale winds, and strong unpredictable currents in frigid 372 ft deep water. Many experts of the day simply derided it as simply “not possible”.
Luckily for us, the dreamers refused to listen. Continue reading Golden Gate Bridge Celebrates it’s Diamond (75th) Anniversary!