29 March 2021

San Francisco: The Ferris Wheel in Golden Gate Park, the Haight-Ashbury District, and the Grateful Dead: 29 March 2021

Prepublication
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This Ferris Wheel is temporarily sited in Golden Gate Park. It will remain through 2025, after which it will be disassembled and removed from the park.
   Here is a 38R Geary bus on Market Street. It is traveling outbound towards the Pacific Ocean.
Arsicault Bakery is located in the Richmond District.
Haight Street.
 Wasteland is located on Haight Street.
Haight Street.
2nd Avenue in the Richmond District.
Haight Street.
Haight Street at Masonic Avenue.
Haight Street.
2nd Avenue in the Richmond District.
2nd Avenue in the Richmond District.
The German Savings and Loan Society had this bank building constructed on Haight Street in 1913.
The German Savings and Loan Society had this bank building constructed on Clement Street in 1914.
The Music Concourse is located in Golden Gate Park.
The Sharon Art Studio building has been sited in Golden Gate Park since 1888; it is San Francisco Landmark #124.
The DeYoung Museum is located in Golden Gate Park. The Frida Kahlo exhibition will be viewable through 2 May 2021.
The Ferris Wheel, presently located in Golden Gate Park, is scheduled for removal in 2025.
  This Giuseppe Verdi Monument is in Golden Gate Park and was constructed in 1914. Verdi was born in 1813 and died in 1901.
This Vintage Carousel is located in Golden Gate Park.
Then  Jerry Garcia and Phil Lesh were members of the Grateful Dead.
Now  Ashbury Street at Haight Street.
Then  The Grateful Dead rented the house located at 710 Ashbury Street.
Then – The Grateful Dead at 710 Ashbury Street.
Now – 710 Ashbury Street.
Now – 710 Ashbury Street.
This ramble was tracked by a GPS; the distance traveled was 4.1-miles.

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"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt

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 These photographs were taken with a Sony camera.

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