March 19 1932 – Sydney’s Harbour Bridge Opens

March 19 1932 – Sydney’s Harbour Bridge OpensRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Stretching across one of the most famous waterways in the world, the Sydney Harbour Bridge cuts a familiar figure against the backdrop of Australia’s biggest city. The largest steel through-arch bridge on the planet for 80 years, it was dedicated and opened to the public on March 19, 1932. In the decades since it has become the focal point of Sydney’s landmark-strewn harbor and a favorite stop for tourists. When the British arrived at Port Jackson — modern Sydney — in 1788, the colonists immediately set out to create a settlement on the stunning natural harbor. […]