2017, Construction, Of Piers F and G, San Francisco, California

Pilings Driven Deep
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Steel pilings were driven deep through silt and down into bedrock. The pilings would someday support a new walkway between ferry docks.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:08:58 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5552
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Floating Crane
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A floating crane lifted steel pilings off a barge and set them up to be driven into the ground.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:09:03 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5553
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Second Crane
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A second crane rested near shore and held aloft the pile driver that pounded the pilings into the ground.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:09:12 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5554
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Men Readied Pile
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A group of men helped locate the pile in its precise location so it could be pounded into the ground.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:09:43 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5555
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Tall Piles
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The piles being driven into the ground were very tall.


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The Sign
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A sign was hung from the cyclone fence. It showed an image of what the new piers would look like when done.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:11:14 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5557
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The Plaza
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The piles would become the support for a new plaza between The Embarcadero and the new piers.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:12:10 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5560
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Ferry Building Behind
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A view of the new construction with the Ferry Building behind.


Construction external link   •  Of Piers F and G external link   •  The Ferry Building external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 10:15:50 Thursday 12 October 2017)   •  (Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_5563
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