Posts Tagged ‘san francisco bay’

The Recreation

Buy this picture Today the area that is Station Island is a lot different than it was in 1880 when the South Pacific Coast Railroad placed a shack for a bridge tender in the middle of the island. Back then both waterways on either side of the island were navigable by vessels as big as […]

Unites States Coast Guard Cutter Eagle on San Francisco Bay

Buy this picture The USCG Training Barque “Eagle” sails under the eastern span of the Bay Bridge during the 2008 San Francisco Festival of Sail. The 295′ Training Barque Eagle was originally constructed in 1936 at the Blohm and Voss Shipyards in Germany with the purpose of training U-Boat crews. Originally commissioned by Germany as […]