Its time for Fun Fact Friday! Did you know the bridge’s orange color was originally intended as just primer? According to History’s website, “The U.S. Navy had lobbied that the bridge be painted in blue and yellow stripes to increase its visibility. But when the steel arrived in San Francisco painted in a burnt red hue as primer, the consulting architect decided the color was both highly visible—and more pleasing to the eye. The bridge’s color is officially called international orange.” You can find more fun facts about the bridge below!