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. McClatchy criticalpast.com historical stock footage
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. McClatchy criticalpast.com historical stock footage

This Sacramento icon is becoming very cool lately. Here’s a 1935 video of the day it opened.

July 25, 2017 11:00 AM