Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (JFK+50) 82 years ago today, March 19, 1932, the Harbour Bridge officially opened here in Sydney.
At the time, the Harbour Bridge was the world's longest spanning arch bridge as well as the tallest steel arch bridge in the world.
Today's bridge, which is now the sixth longest spanning arch bridge in the world, carries six lanes of traffic and two railway lines. It also sports a foot and bicycle path.
The Harbour Bridge remains the tallest steel arch bridge (440 feet high) in the world.