• The Story of San Francisco's Bridges

    17 days ago - By Loews Hotels

    The San Francisco Bay has some of the most spectacular bridges in the world. Looking at these wonders is a pastime in itself - walking or driving upon them is an adventure. Here's what you should know about the Bay and the Golden Gate Bridges, two symbols of the city's connection to the people.
    Bay Bridge
    The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is 23,000 feet long and carries 260,000 vehicles daily. During the late 1800s, San Francisco was disconnected from the newly built new transcontinental railroad. It was during this Gold Rush Era that the bridge was originally conceptualized. In 1972...
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