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A film titled '"Gay ceremony marks opening of a huge bridge" shows a large crowd gathered to witness the opening of Tower Bridge over the Sacramento River on Dec. 18, 1935. California Governor Frank Merriam (1934-1939) presides over the ceremony. Cars pass over the bridge and balloons are released in the air to mark the occasion. criticalpast.com historical stock footage
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This Sacramento icon is becoming very cool lately. Here’s a 1935 video of the day it opened.

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