Breathtaking Archival Footage of Constructing the Golden Gate Bridge

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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."

For more films from the Prelinger Archive, visit http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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