This MasterPieces 1000pc 13" x 39" San Francisco Panoramic Puzzle is a great way to learn more about America, and have fun in the process! This panoramic photograph of San Francisco was taken by James Blakeway. Featured in the foreground is the famous Golden Gate Bridge, which connects San Francisco to Sausalito. Its name is in reference to the Golden Gate Strait, the entrance from the Pacific Ocean to the San Francisco Bay. The bridge was opened to vehicular traffic on May 28, 1937, with almost 2 billion vehicles crossing to date. In the background is downtown San Francisco with the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge. Centered in the downtown area is the world famous Transamerica building, with its pyramid shape. Further left is the former federal prison, Alcatraz Island, commonly referred to as The Rock.