07 May 2021
San Francisco – A ramble from the Balboa Park BART station to the Daly City BART station, plus two views of downtown Oakland as seen from the West Oakland BART station: 1 & 7 May 2021
This map shows the route as tracked by a Garmin GPS.
John McLaren Park can be seen ahead and to the right, while the top of Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in San Francisco, is barely visible on the left. This is a four-image panoramic photo.
THEN This is a scene of Ocean View Park, as viewed approximately six to nine months after the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Governmental agencies provided the funds necessary to construct many small refugee shacks throughout San Francisco.
NOW Here is a current view of Ocean View Park.
Here is a view of downtown Oakland as seen from the West Oakland BART station.
Another view of downtown Oakland as seen from the West Oakland BART station.
"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange
Posted by Neil Mishalov