The iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco rises above the fog. The Golden Gate Bridge has an influence in directing fog as it pushes up and pours down around the Bridge. The fog hugs the ground and then the warm, moist air condenses as it moves across the bay or land.
An artist paints the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland in California
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California. As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 260,000 vehicles a day on its two decks.
Posting a series of images of bridges across the country and the world.
The 1.7-mile-long Golden Gate Bridge, an icon of the San Francisco Bay region, connects the city of San Francisco to Marin County, California. At its completion in 1937, the suspension bridge was considered an engineering marvel—the longest main suspension bridge span in the world.
Yachts are moored by the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Birds fly by Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco oblivious to the dramatic layer of fog over the ocean
The iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco rises above a layer of fog over the Pacific Ocean
More than 10 years in planning due to formidable opposition, but only four years in actual construction, the Golden Gate Bridge brought the communities of San Francisco and Marin counties closer together.
Here is a view of the bridge with traffic leaving San Francisco towards Marin County …..
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
Opened in 1937, the single-suspension span is anchored by twin towers that reach skyward 746 feet, and was once taller than any building in San Francisco. To support the suspended roadway, two cables, each more than 7,000 feet in length and both containing 80,000 miles of wire stretch over the top of the towers and are rooted in concrete anchorages on shore.
A small boat under the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge looks insignificant in comparison
Bright red fire boats of the San Francisco Fire Department provide a stark contrast to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
A street fair under the signature palm trees in San Francisco, California
Bright, colorful art representing the landmarks of San Francisco
The San Francisco Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay, a food marketplace and an office building. It is located on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, California.
The restored Beaux Arts-style Ferry Building, once described as “a famous city’s most famous landmark,” is the quintessential picture of elegance with a 660-foot-long skylit nave with 11 monumental brick and terracotta arches, 34 clathri windows each 11 feet tall; 12 steel arched trusses, and 35 other arches restored.
A sea-gull has the perfect view of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California.
An ideal place to view the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles offshore from San Francisco, California. The small island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison, and a federal prison from 1934 until 1963.
San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It’s known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses.
Two different views of this famous city …..
Looking up from inside at a shopping mall in San Francisco
An artist rendering on canvas the view of the Bay Bridge connecting Oakland to San Francisco