The city built on shipwrecks and ambition

View from Rincon Point. Telegraph Hill is on the left and the Angel Island is on the right. These pictures were made in 1853
Yerba Buena landfill and lot plan. The yellow circle is where Rome was sunk to claim the lot
Yerba Buena Cove overlaid over the contemporary city map and showing where ships were uncovered.
Rome shipwreck was uncovered during the construction of Muni tunnel
Remains of Candance dug up close to Rincon Point (source)

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Engineering Manager on sabbatical. ex-Instacart, ex- Uber, ex- Kiva Systems

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