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The Caen Files: The Greatest Bridge Ever Built

The late San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen wishes the Golden Gate Bridge a very happy birthday on the 75th anniversary of what he calls, “The Greatest Bridge Ever Built.” This is the 12th installment in an Emmy nominated series called “The Caen Files.”

I made a little video, talking to tourists at the Golden Gate Bridge. The San Francisco icon turns 75 this year.

San Francisco. I had to sit and wait here a while on assignment this past week. Fog and clouds began to roll in and the bridge and parts of the City started to go into shade, but a spot of sun stayed on the downtown area.

Boeing 314 Clipper over San Francisco, circa 1940.

Martin B10b aircraft fly over San Francisco on January 28, 1936, while the Golden Gate Bridge, in background, is under construction.


There was once a time when one could stop on the Golden Gate Bridge for a picture.

LeBaron Chrysler Newport Phaeton concept car, 1940.