Golden Gate Bridge, Twin Peaks Tunnel, Bridging
San Francisco Bay,
Lincoln Highway Dedication, California State Highway 101 and More
This collection of films explores the construction of major landmarks
in San Francisco in the early 20th Century.
The total run time of this collection of films is 54 minutes and
some of the earlier pieces are silent films.
Here are the films in this collection:
Film 1: Golden Gate Bridge Opening - 1936 - A montage of scenes
from the opening day of the Bridge.
Film 2: Twin Peaks Tunnel Construction and Opening - 1917 - Scenes
of the Twin Peaks trolley tunnel being constructed and its opening
Film 3: Bridging San Francisco Bay - 1937 - A film explorign the
construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Film 4: The March of Progress - 1945 - Take a tour of the interurban
trolley system as it travels through San Francisco's East Bay and
over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge circa 1945.
Film 5: Lincoln Highway Dedication - 1915 - Dedication cerimony
of the western terminus point of the Lincoln Highway (old U.S. 30)in
Lincoln Park, San Francisco.
Film 6: California State Highway 101 Opening - 1929 - Opening cerimonies
for California State Highway 101 at San Francisco, with 50,000 people
attending including Mayor James "Sunny Jim" Rolph of San
Francisco; Mayor Taylor of San Mateo, Queen Clara Carli and others.
Here are some sample clips from the DVD