SkyStar Wheel, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

Framed Palm
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The SkyStar Wheel, in the distance, formed a round frame around a palm tree.


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:10:52 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1363
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Eastern End
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The SkyStar Wheel had been installed at the eastern end of the Band Concourse in Golden Gate Park.


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:11:10 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1364
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Very High
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The SkyStar Wheel rose very high above Golden Gate Park. Notice the ladders that extended from the center outward toward each car.


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:11:41 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1365
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Prices
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A sign silk-screened to the window told how much each ticket cost, and how to purchase a ticket if nobody was present from which to buy one.


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:12:35 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1366
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Movable Signs
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A few movable signs were stood together and said, "Enter Here," and "Stroller and Bike Parking Here."


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:12:36 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1367
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Closer Car
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A closer view of the cars with their doors on the side and surrounded by windows.


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:12:37 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1368
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The Entry
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The entry was up a few stairs and into a maze to await boarding.


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:12:45 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1369
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Celebration Sign
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A canvas sign on the front of the SkyStar Wheel read:

SkyStar
Golden Gate Park
150 Years
San Francisco Recreation & Parks
SF Parks Alliance


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:13:04 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1370
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Passenger Restrictions
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A sign posted at the top of the stairs clearly spelled out "Passenger Restrictions." Among them was, "No guests subject to claustrophobia."


SkyStar Wheel external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:13:19 Wednesday 3 August 2008)   •  (Date Published: Friday 16 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1371
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