Construction
Of Piers F and G
San Francisco, California

Piers F and G under construction, to become ferry piers located a short walking distance south of the Ferry Building in San Francisco, California.
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Men Readied Pile
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(Date Photographed: 10:09:43 Thursday 12 October 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)
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A group of men helped locate the pile in its precise location so it could be pounded into the ground.


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Floating Crane
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(Date Photographed: 10:09:03 Thursday 12 October 2017)
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A floating crane lifted steel pilings off a barge and set them up to be driven into the ground.


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Second Crane
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(Date Photographed: 10:09:12 Thursday 12 October 2017)
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A second crane rested near shore and held aloft the pile driver that pounded the pilings into the ground.


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Pilings Driven Deep
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(Date Photographed: 10:08:58 Thursday 12 October 2017)
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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.


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Tall Piles
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(Date Photographed: 10:10:28 Thursday 12 October 2017)
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The piles being driven into the ground were very tall.


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The Sign
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(Date Photographed: 10:11:14 Thursday 12 October 2017)
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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.


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The Plaza
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(Date Photographed: 10:12:10 Thursday 12 October 2017)
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The piles would become the support for a new plaza between The Embarcadero and the new piers.


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Ferry Building Behind
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(Date Photographed: 10:15:50 Thursday 12 October 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 27 November 2017)
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A view of the new construction with the Ferry Building behind.


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