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The "Sea Dragon" Head
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High atop the central pole support roughly eight feet up was the head of the dragon.


Sea Dragon 2006   •  Artist: Deana Mando   •  Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports   •  Urban Trees 3 external link   •  Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link   •  The Waterfront, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)   •  (Photo taken 17:23:51 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1254
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The "Sea Dragon" Sculpture
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The sculpture bordered a small park near the waterfront. A tall steel pole supported the spiral sculpture that was fiberglass and painted aluminum.


Sea Dragon 2006   •  Artist: Deana Mando   •  Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports   •  Urban Trees 3 external link   •  Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link   •  The Waterfront, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)   •  (Photo taken 17:23:43 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1252
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The "Sea Dragon" Bottom Of Spiral
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The lower part of the spiral was the tail of the dragon. The spiral and fins were formed of painted aluminum.


Sea Dragon 2006   •  Artist: Deana Mando   •  Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports   •  Urban Trees 3 external link   •  Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link   •  The Waterfront, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)   •  (Photo taken 17:23:58 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1256
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The "Sea Dragon" Middle Of Spiral
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The middle of the spiral and the steel rods that supported it. Notice that the center column and the support rods show signs of rust.


Sea Dragon 2006   •  Artist: Deana Mando   •  Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports   •  Urban Trees 3 external link   •  Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link   •  The Waterfront, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)   •  (Photo taken 17:24:00 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1257
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The "Sea Dragon" Detail Of Tail
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Here is a closeup shot of the tail. Notice that the fins were welded on and then painted.


Sea Dragon 2006   •  Artist: Deana Mando   •  Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports   •  Urban Trees 3 external link   •  Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link   •  The Waterfront, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)   •  (Photo taken 17:24:05 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1258
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The "Sea Dragon" The Sign
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The sign read:

Sea Dragon
Deana Mando
2006
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection
www.portofsandiego.org
For artwork information, text "DRAGON" to 53137
Unified Port Of San Diego


Sea Dragon 2006   •  Artist: Deana Mando   •  Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports   •  Urban Trees 3 external link   •  Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link   •  The Waterfront, San Diego, California   •  (Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)   •  (Photo taken 17:23:34 Saturday 16 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_1251
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