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San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge

San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge California
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Stock #: 159633
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: San Francisco
State: California (CA)
County: San Francisco
Publisher: Stanley A. Piltz Co.
Postmark: 1947 Sep-08
PM City: San Francisco
PM State: Ca
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Bridging the San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area with a structure 58 ft. wide double deck, and eight and a half miles long oyez navigable water is an accomplished feat. The upper deck is divided into six auto lanes and two train tracks. The main spans are 2320 ft. long with a vertical clearance of 185 ft. Cost was $77,000,000. Auto speed limit of 45 miles is allowed.