Courtesy of the Prelinger Archive, a film by Bethlehem Steel celebrates how the iconic structure was built in the 1930s. These are excerpts from the full documentary, which is available in its entirety here. For more on the 75th anniversary of the opening of the bridge, see Megan Garber's "How the Golden Gate Bridge Was Built" and Alexis Madrigal's "A Guide to San Francisco in 1937, When the Golden Gate Bridge Opened."

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