Golden Gate Bridge Research Library



School Projects and Educational Resources


Assistance with School Projects, including website resources to learn more about suspension bridges, teacher curriculum, making a Bridge model, download a Bridge diagram, Bridge math questions


STEM Learning Exhibition, Online Edition - A project funded by the National Science Foundation to support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning.


Additional Online Archives with information and photos re: Golden Gate Bridge history.


Official Website of the Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary, May 2012


Photo Gallery

  Historic & Contemporary Images, Video Diagram of the Golden Gate Bridge
    Plan and Elevation of the Golden Gate Bridge as Built

History, Construction, and Opening Fiesta

  Concept for a Bridge Construction Statistics (length, height, weight, etc.)
  Special District Formed Construction Timeline
  Bond Measure Passes Construction Contracts and Costs
  Bridge Design Changes Construction Safety and the Halfway-to-Hell Club
  Ground Breaking Ceremony Opening Fiesta Week
  Strauss Team Strauss Poems
  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Key Dates in Bridge History

Willis Geology Report Nov. 1934 (10 MB)


Interesting, Quick, & Quirky Information

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Traffic Counts/Toll Data (1937 to present)
  Key Dates in Bridge History Other Bridge Anniversaries
  Chronology of Interesting, Quirky Happenings What's in a Name – The Golden Gate?
  Fact vs. Fiction The Point of Fort Point: A Brief History
  Bridge Closures over the Years "Cheating Death" – Safety during Construction
  Joseph Strauss - Visionary, Poet, Builder Bridge Projects since 1937
  Art Deco & the Golden Gate Bridge Signs of the Times: 1930s World Happenings

Color & Art Deco Styling

  The Color Painting the Bridge
  Art Deco and the Bridge  

Fog Horns & Lighting

  Fog Horns Navigational Beacons

Bridge Capital Projects, Maintenance Projects & Traffic Management Projects


Bridge Maintenance and Operations Today