Tag: Baker Beach

It’s Burning, Man

Dateline 1986: Larry Harvey and Jerry James build a human effigy and burn it on a San Francisco beach. …it was supremely romantic. And so two years later, having thought of this morning and night for a couple of years I woke up and it was the solstice, and I thought “I’m tired of this.” So…

A Close Call During War Time

Navy demolition experts dragging ashore an unexploded japanese torpedo near the Golden Gate Bridge on June 6, 1946

I was searching the San Francisco Public Library website online today when I found this interesting photo of Navy demolition men in 1946 hauling a piece of a Japanese torpedo ashore on Baker Beach, just west of the south end of the Golden Gate Bridge. Two days earlier an “unidentified beachcomber” found