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San Francisco, California

Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection

A walk-in working camera obscura produces 360 degree live images of the San Francisco coast
37.7783, -122.5142
View of the ruins from the hillside. The original stairs would have come down on the far left. The curved edge of the original aquarium and the outline of the diving well are on the right.
San Francisco, California

Ruins of the Sutro Baths

The seawater playground of gilded-era San Francisco burned to the ground in 1966
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Battery Spencer with with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate
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Dutch (North) Windmill from the beach.
San Francisco, California

Dutch Windmill

The key to turning shifting dunes into the green oasis of Golden Gate Park
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Main entrance to the Exploratorium at Pier 15
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum
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San Francisco, California

Battery Chamberlin

Guns that have been defending San Francisco since 1904
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San Francisco, California

House of Air

Inside an old airplane hangar, friends and strangers alike play on a massive trampoline
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View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece
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Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island - La Isla de los Alcatraces

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim
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The Point Lobos Marine Exchange Lookout Station seen from the access road
San Francisco, California

Land’s End Octagon House

The one-time watch house for incoming ships at the Golden Gate now stands abandoned and hidden in trees
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Abandoned fortifications at Fort Miley
San Francisco, California

Fort Miley Batteries

Big gun installations, built over a massive cemetery, now abandoned & hidden in trees
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SS Ohioan Runs Aground
San Francisco, California

The Shipwrecks at Land's End

A 300 ship graveyard - 3 still visible at low tide
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San Francisco, California

Labyrinth at Land’s End

A winding path built in secret on the edge of the continent
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San Francisco, California

Beach Chalet WPA Murals

Depicting scenes of everyday life - and specific individuals - in Great Depression era San Francisco
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San Francisco, California

Garden of Fragrance

Olfactory delights in San Francisco's Botanical Gardens
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Spreckels Temple of Music
San Francisco, California

Spreckels Temple of Music

The elaborate gift from Claus Spreckels, now a piece of San Francisco's history
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