What was our grand city like before the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge? For San Francisco, 1935 was a big year in many ways. This year saw construction of both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. Here are some pictures from that time period, thanks to the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library. Check out how life was like in 1935 in San Francisco, and see how different or similar things used to be.

10) Here is a video by YouTube user Jeff Quitney showing San Francisco during a test flight in the early days of aviation.

Let us know what you think? If you like history then share your part of the past in San Francisco. If you’re curious about things in the more recent past, then check out more about A Terrifying, Deadly Storm that Struck San Francisco In 2008.

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