Smoke From Distant Fires, As A Form of Mythic Combustion

Pier 14
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Pier 14 with the city beyond it. An illustration of how thick the smoke was that morning. The smoke was caused by runaway fires up in the wine country north of the bay.


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Barges Near Pier 14
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Barges were parked next to Pier 14. Those barges carried supplies for the expansion of the ferry terminals.


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The City Vanished
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As the ferry to Oakland continued on its way from San Francisco, the city gradually vanished. Here it was entirely gone.


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A Ghost City
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Smoke rendered the skyline of San Francisco into soft hues causing it to resemble a ghost city.


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The Bridge Too
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The San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge too vanished into the smoke that morning.


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