The bank of fog rolls out for the afternoon. The tower is Sutro Tower; over 900' tall TV/Radio transmission tower. Scorned by some, it's now an unforgettable part of the skyline.
A pilot boat heading out to the Pacific under the Golden Gate Bridge
Those hills are misleading; much steeper than they appear from a distance.
The US Navy arrives by the Bay Bridge
Retro-styling; a "California" Cable Car; the type that goes both ways without needing to turn around on a turntable at the end of the line.
Loved, and protected by law at Pier 39.
The seven "Painted Ladies"; huge, ornately detailed Victorian houses on Alamo Square.
San Francisco, California - 2012
Catching some rays at Pier 39.
US Coast Guard buoy tender sailing into the bay.
Coit Hill Tower and Christopher Columbus
"Park at 90 Degrees"
Fire and Police call boxes are still used throughout the city.
On the street in San Francisco (Chinatown)
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