Even in the midst of the Great Depression, surrounding local residents approved a $35 million bond issue that required them to put their homes, farms and businesses up as collateral to fund this bridge.
The iconic Arch which is considered the "gateway to the west" is as wide as it is tall. That's right! The Arch is 630 feet wide and 630 feet tall.
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The seven spikes on her crown represent the seven oceans and seven continents of the world, indicating the universal concept of liberty.