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Uploaded: August 31, 2013


The western span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, shot from the Embarcadero last month. This weekend it stands empty and idle, closed while construction crews work to connect the new eastern span on the other side of Treasure Island. The old eastern span was discovered to be flawed when part of it collapsed during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Meanwhile, the new span, while designed to withstand a massive earthquake, exhibited problems during testing, when 32 bolts snapped. Officials insist it's still safer than the old eastern span. I think I'll stay on this side for a while!

f/16, 1.6, ISO50, 27mm

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Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 27.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Tiia Vissak September 01, 2013

a beautiful capture! #1542739

Joy Rector September 01, 2013

beautiful #10828856

John Connolly September 01, 2013

There seem to be a lot of plus and minus situations about living in Frisco Martha! I love the color and depth of this wonderful shot! #10828985

Dr Silly level-classic September 01, 2013

Wonderful POV. :O) #10829053

David Phalen September 01, 2013

Love the colors and foreground elements!! #10829313

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 01, 2013

Love the blues, perspective, golden lighting & comp, Martha. Interesting new- cna't blame you.

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