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In 1932, the average annual daily traffic was around 11,000 and now it is around 180,000 vehicles per day.
One of Australia's well-known celebrities, Paul Hogan, was once part of a workforce virtually permanently employed repainting the Bridge, in that they started another coat of paint after finishing the last.
The Tyne Bridge in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England is a much smaller version of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, its length measuring 397 metres and the main span 161 metres.
There is much controversy surrounding the two bridges and which one may have been a model for the other.
The Pylon Lookout is at the southern eastern end of the Bridge (the Rocks end) and visitors can go and see an exhibition about the Bridge and well as see the spectacular 360 view from the top of the pylon.
The top of the arch actually rises and falls about 180 mm due to changes in the temperature!
There are day, twilight and night climbs and a group of twelve will leave for a climb every ten minutes.
In 1932, 96 steam locomotives were positioned in various ways to test the load capacity of the Bridge.
When the Bridge opened, it cost a horse and rider three pence and a car six pence to cross.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia's most well known and photographed landmarks.
It is the world's largest (but not the longest) steel arch bridge with the top of the bridge standing 134 metres above the harbour.