Tuesday, November 12, 2013
San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge
Postcard US-2219312 to Germany shows a fire boat in front of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge. it opened for traffic today 77 years ago on November 12, 1936, six months before the Golden Gate Bridge opened. The bridge consists of two sections that connect Yerba Buena Island to each shore. The postcard shows the western section between Yerba Buena on the left and downtown San Francisco on the right. The photo on the card was taken on June 25, 2012.