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The Race to Landmark or Raze Hap’s Old Mission District Haunt

The Race to Landmark or Raze Hap’s Old Mission District Haunt

A member of the American Motorcycle Association Hall of Fame, Loren ‘Hap’ Jones was a pioneer in motorcycle riding, racing and culture. And he was the first civilian to cross the Golden Gate Bridge, silently weaving his Indian motorcycle through the crowd of pedestrians waiting to cross the new... Read More »

Fireworks For The Fourth (And Jack Balestreri)

Fireworks For The Fourth (And Jack Balestreri)

Jack Balestreri passed away at the ripe old age of 95 last year, a month before the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge (as captured above by Marco Sanchez). Jack was believed to have been the last living survivor of those who built the bridge, having been hired... Read More »

A Nautical Nod To Dogpatch’s Past, Present, And Future

A Nautical Nod To Dogpatch’s Past, Present, And Future

Before San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood was expanded by filling the marshes at the edge of the Bay, the corner of Third and 23rd was a waterfront location upon which the Tubbs Cordage Mill sat, manufacturing nautical ropes and the “life-saving net” for the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.... Read More »