Fort Point Shadows, Part 3: Interiors

Fort Point is considered one of the finest examples of military architecture in the United States and is San Francisco’s only major building constructed before the Civil War which has remained basically unchanged since it was completed and garrisoned in February 1861. Two months later the firing on Fort Sumter, South Carolina…clearly demonstrated that brick and granite fortresses could not withstand the devastating power of the rifled cannon. Fort Point was the last such fortress to be constructed — Fort Point Museum Association plaque Advertisements

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Lines and Angles

My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week: Lines can either be straight or crooked.  Angles and lines can be connected together which will give us angles.  Sometimes you might just find a lot of angles. Top of the pyramid, San Francisco Golden 1 Center, Sacramento: Bastion stairs, Sutter’s Fort

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Folsom Powerhouse

On a cool day with the sky full of ever-changing clouds I went back to visit Folsom’s historic powerhouse for the first time in more than 20 years. A bright, airy visitor’s center has been added to this local state park, and I spent a few minutes strolling around in there before heading outside. For the moment I just want […]

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