Testing, making of wire reels and carrying of reels to an anchorage during the Golden Gate Bridge construction in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1933 Duration:3 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
The construction of the Golden Gate Bridge spanning the Golden Gate in the United States. Cross sectional view of a cable. The strands forming cables are squeezed together. The cross sectional view of the strands of wire forming a cable. Workers work on steel wires. The wires are tested for elongation and other properties. The wires are carried in a barge to the construction site. Wire reels are hoisted up. The workers around the wire reels. A wire being pressed. The wires are joined through a sleeve. The wires in a sleeve are pressed to make a joint. The wire is stretched during a test. The wire breaks leaving the sleeve intact. The wire reels made in a factory. They are carried to an anchorage by a spinning wheel.
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