“Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job.” —Victor Hugo
I have been witness to the value of a compass on numerous occasions. This freighter is heading under the Golden Gate Bridge, into San Francisco Bay and bound for the Port of Oakland.
Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, shot with CameraBoost app, edited in Snapseed.