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San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge

San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge California
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Stock #: 9468
City: San Francisco
State: California (CA)
County: San Francisco
Publisher: Stanley A. Piltz Company
Postmark: 1941
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda In Distance. Bridging San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. This bridge is a double deck structure eight and one-quarter miles long. The upper deck is 58 feet wide divided into six auto lanes. The lower deck will carry three auto truck lanes and two interurban car tracks. The entire project cost $79,500,000.00, the bridge proper $57,500,000.00, and was opened for traffic in 1937. Main suspension spans are 2320 feet in length with a vertical clearance of 185 feet