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Lightship Relief - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
The Lightship Relief of Oakland, California was built in 1951 and decommissioned in 1975. "The Lightship Relief was commissioned in 1951 as Light Vessel No. 605, and was built by the Rice Brothers Shipyard in Boothbay, Maine. She first went into ser ...
http://ipl.org/div/light/PAC/LtShipRelief.html

East Brother Island Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
East Brother Island Light in Richmond, California, was built in 1874. "This Victorian lighthouse with its 48 foot attached tower covers a small island about one-half mile off Point San Pablo at the southern entrance to San Pablo Strait. It is one of ...
http://ipl.org/div/light/PAC/EastBrother.html

Lime Point Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Lime Point Light in Sausalito, California was built in 1883, and automated in 1961. "Lime Point was originally built as a fog-signal station and has remained as such throughout its history, although a white lens lantern was added at the station in 19 ...
http://ipl.org/div/light/PAC/LimePoint.html

Fort Point Light (CA) - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Fort Point Light in San Francisco, California was built in 1864 and decommissioned in 1934. "This 27 foot high iron tower stands atop the fort at its northwest bastion at the southern base of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is the third tower at the poin ...
http://ipl.org/div/light/PAC/FortPoint.html

Oakland Harbor Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
The Oakland Harbor Light in Oakland, California was built in 1903 and decommissioned in 1966. "This light was the second one to mark the entrance to Oakland harbor, having replaced a much smaller lighthouse that had been built in 1890. In this white ...
http://ipl.org/div/light/PAC/OaklandHarbor.html

Sin, Fire & Gold!: The Days of San Francisco's Barbary Coast     View
Companion to a documentary about the early history of San Francisco, which "seems to have been largely forgotten, buried with the rubble of the great 1906 earthquake." The site features a virtual tour of Barbary Coast sites, such as the Old ...
http://www.kqed.org/w/sinfiregold/

San Francisco History     View
This great site includes full texts of books on the city's history; contemporary news articles (largely from San Francisco newspapers); and reference works such as an annotated list of alcaldes and mayors, the first telephone directory, a 1910 street ...
http://www.zpub.com/sf50/sf/

Alcatraz Island Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Built in 1909, "This 84 foot tall, reinforced concrete tower was the second lighthouse on Alcatraz Island" in San Francisco Bay, California. "The focal plane of the light is 214 feet above sea level. It was one of the first to be automated by the Coa ...
http://ipl.org/div/light/PAC/AlcatrazIs.html

Amusing America     View
The online companion to an exhibit located on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. It presents "the story of participatory commercial amusements in American cities--San Francisco in particular--and how they changed the way Americans lived. ...
http://sfpl.lib.ca.us/news/onlineexhibits/amusing/

Yerba Buena Island Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Yerba Buena Island Light is located in San Francisco, California and was built in 1875 and automated in 1958. "This 25 foot tall octagonal wood tower stands on a 50 foot cliff on the southeast corner of the island, which was once known as Goat Island ...
http://www.ipl.org/div/light/PAC/YerbaBuenaIs.html

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