Prior to the 1850s, Nob Hill was called California Hill (after California Street, which climbs its steep eastern face), but was renamed after the Central Pacific Railroad’s Big Four – known as the Nobs – who built their mansions on the hill… The neighborhood was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire, except for the granite walls surrounding the Stanford, Crocker, Huntington and […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
Seen in the window at Vic’s Cleaners, San Francisco.
Saturday morning at Lands End in San Francisco.
Early last October I made a day trip to San Francisco, via Amtrak train and Muni buses, to explore Fort Point and to seek out the western terminus of the Lincoln Highway. I wound up walking 10 miles that day, and I came home with 82 pictures on my camera’s memory card. All was well — until I lost every […]