gg_cover.jpgThe most famous bridge in America celebrated its 75th birthday over the weekend, but the most interesting aspects of its past are even older, in the details of its design, construction--even financing.

kstarr.jpgKevin StarrAs a native San Franciscan, Kevin Starr has spent most of his life within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge, and seen it from just about every possible perspective, even from below while swimming beneath the span. But there is one vantage point he has not tried.

The building of the Golden Gate Bridge was a popular subject for photographers of the day, and many of their striking images have endured as popular posters today. Unsurprisingly, Starr has a favorite, seen below.

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