Golden Gate by Ansel Adams

Golden Gate Before the Bridge, San Francisco, California, 1932 from Kevin Starr’s Endangered Dreams: “A decade of legal maneuvering, public debate, surveys, and engineering proposals followed.  The Bridge had many opponents: shipping companies, who claimed that the Bridge would impede navigation; the Southern Pacific-Golden Gate Ferries, Ltd., anxious not to lose its monopoly on the… Read More Golden Gate by Ansel Adams

‘A la California. Sketch of life in the Golden state. By Col. Albert S. Evans.

From Pescadero to Santa Cruz is thirty-six miles, by the road which winds along the coast past Point Año Nuevo and Pigeon Point to the Bay of Monterey, and thence southeastward, through a rich and highly-cultivated farming region, to the old Spanish Mission on the hill, below and around which the modern town, one of… Read More ‘A la California. Sketch of life in the Golden state. By Col. Albert S. Evans.