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David Gallagher PRO 5:07pm, 15 January 2007
Please post your GWSF Hall of Fame suggestions here.
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David Gallagher PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
I submit the charter member of the GWSFHoF:

Johnson's Pound Cake 19th btwn Guerrero and Dolores

Where in SF? poundcake mmm, pound cake Johnson's Pound Cake
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Octoferret Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
There's also this:
Le Beau, "Nob Hill's Finest Market" on Leavenworth and Clay
Cold in dave's old neighborhood

I could only find these, I know it's been in more than that.
Tom Hilton PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
Standard Oil building, Bush, between Sansome & Montgomery
Standard Oil Building

Medallion
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ChazWags Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 6 years ago
this question of duplicates has been answered, then i cheated octo out of a point a while ago.

Margaret S Hayward playground, Golden Gate between Gough and Laguna
boombox
Boom Box Slash Storage Shed
Boomin System
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Boogaloo's awning, Valencia at 22nd
Valencia and 22nd
Verdigris
Percentage Drug Co.
RATE DRUGGISTS
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
Sentinel building, Columbus and Kearny
TransAm DSC_0062 this at night copperbuilding House of Nanking

and a no longer available photo by ralichte
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
old Mission police station, 17th at Treat
Old Mission Police Station
Gated alley
Mission Police Station
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
Marine Fireman's Union, 2nd and Folsom
Marine Firemans Union 240 Second St
Heroic Labour
very manly men
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gwdexter 11 years ago
How do you get the URLs of pictures not your own?
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by David Gallagher (admin) 11 years ago
gwdexter, I'm not sure what you mean? You can get the HTML to embed images that link to their original Flickr page by clicking on the "all sizes" button above the photo.
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gwdexter 11 years ago
Um... maybe you can, but I can't? When I click on "all sizes," all I get is the image.
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Tomas PRO 11 years ago
hmm.. maybe it has something to do with permissions. Maybe I can get them because they're in the pool of a group I admin?
Jef Poskanzer PRO 11 years ago
That could be.

When I run across an image I want to link to that doesn't give me the HTML, I get the HTML for one of my own images and edit the URLs to go to the other image. It's a pain but it works just fine. There's no good reason for the restriction.
shamelessjames 11 years ago
this thread rules!
Yersinia 11 years ago
Yep, that's the way it works - when I'm grabbing images for our equivalent to this thread for GWL, I can get them by clicking on "all sizes" if they are still in the pool, or in another group I administer, but not if they've already been removed to our "guessed" thread.
Tom Hilton PRO 11 years ago
Um... maybe you can, but I can't? When I click on "all sizes," all I get is the image.

What I do is click on 'all sizes', go to the size I want to embed, right click on 'properties', copy the url, and paste it into [img src=""] (except with the greater than and less than signs instead of brackets).
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 10 years ago
Brady St. (at Market) video game mural
oh the games we used to play
Q Bert
video
SF Graffiti
Dig Dug
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Metal wall on Octavia btwn Hayes and Linden
Grey Wall
Parking Lot
Shiny Wall
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
AT&T building at Folsom and 2nd
Almost Windowless
flat
Shiny shiny
do not enter
No Smoking Area
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 11 years ago
Old Hamm's Brewery rappelling dude:




I still seem to remember one more...
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
Chocolate Factory mural on 12th at Folsom
where is this?three dimentional wallpainted_pipes01
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
installations by Paul Andrew Hayes, in Lower Haighters at Haight & Steiner, in Canvas at 9th ave. and Lincoln, and in the Exploratorium.

San Francisco late night Exploratorium installation
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
Gennessee near Judson

colorful pole Nuestra Senora de Paz y Amor madre maria ruega por nosotros

and a no longer available photo by sean94110
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Barney's under construction at Stockton and O'Farrell

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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
Ruth Asawa bronze fountain, Grand Hyatt Hotel on Union Square
Chaos
I don't like rain.
guess where sf
relief
GWSF11
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 6 years ago
Hotel Biron, entrance on Rose near Gough

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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
The walls of the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park
DSC_2154_600
white

Easy but Pretty
Easy Peasy
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 10 years ago
the Four Seasons Hotel on Market
buildingspine1
GWSF
gwsf #17
Guess Where: 4 Seasons Hotel, SF
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Tomas PRO 11 years ago
detail from Sirron Norris mural on 20th near Bryant
Kids Beware
yummy!
Kids
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
New Federal Bldg designed by Morphosis
Untitled
Blue/Green
I couldn't resist the contrast
Also
painted
department store
Green Box
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
Mission Linen & Uniform Services, Alabama between Mariposa and 18th

hooks hooks hooks hooks 1 Blue and white wall with  orange hooks. get hooked!
Dollar Bin PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 10 years ago
Thanks to Jef Poskanzer's comment searcher, I narrowly avoided posting this one for the third time:
Channel St. near 6th
boat, channel street
Old boat

Edit: Yay, hall of fame! hall of fame!

peephole Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
This place sees a lot of action:

architect's office on Valencia near 20th
airstream Trailer park cop Ninja snake rider

and a no longer available photo by sean94110
hollyophotos [deleted] 11 years ago
i've been out of the country (and away from a computer) for awhile, just now seeing this post. it's great! this game keeps getting better and better. now, i just have to work on getting my score up :)
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
These are not, technically, all in the same place, but I think it still counts as Hall of Fame...

Doggie Diner Usufru Challenge 10 plastic dog heads watching you Three Dog Night 300 Karin, Rick and friends
roger jones Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
Mission Masonic Center
Circles
Mission Masonic Center
guess where

I also nominate Leons on Sloat and 25 Van Ness but I'm too lazy to dig them out of the archive.
Sonya Philip Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
Yes, it is once, twice, three times a clock shop. Sanchez & 26th.

Dorian Clair Clock Repair 1301 Sanchez St Numerals

and a no-longer-available photo by sean94110
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
Crosswalks on Columbus

look look

and a no longer available photo by magillicuddy
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Parking tunnel under the Chronicle Building, Minna between 5th and Mary:
passage

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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
At Roger's suggestion: "In 1914, Masonic Brothers and architects Danforth Bliss and William Baker Faville designed the new Masonic Temple and headquarters building of the Grand Lodge of California, which was built at 25 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, to replace the building lost in the Great Earthquake and Fire. Their magnificent architectural accomplishment served as the home of the California Grand Lodge for forty years."

Untitled
Where in SF?
gargoyle

!
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bentkittyneck.jpg
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Civic Center Hotel, Market and 12th
Hotel
HOTel neon
hot
OTEL
civiccenter.jpg
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 11 months ago
empty lot behind a fence on Market between 7th and 8th

peekaboo painted

and a no longer available photo by sean94110
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 6 years ago
Valencia between 16th and 17th
Blue & Pink
Pink
pink
1914
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Over the J tracks in Dolores Park by 19th Street
Bridge to Dolores Park
passage
net511
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Floor tiles of Embarcadero Center and Hyatt Regency. There are other images of these locations, but I think the floor tiles themselves deserve HoF status. (And, yes, this does include the last one -- click it!)

rotation
SAN FRANCISCO-stary night by van adda
Thin little wafer
frond
Fractoralis
ball blurred
bricksbricks.jpg
P3170979
Established 905
Tom Hilton PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 6 years ago
Golden Court, off Sacramento between Jones & Leavenworth:

Tom Hilton PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
Masonic just south of Geary
i know a gal named betty boop
boop
busyard
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Octoferret Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 10 years ago
There are lots of shots of the Stockton Tunnel in the pool

The tunnel itself:
Tunnel Vision
tunnel

Stairs at each end:
You Were Thinking It, Too
surfacing
Guess Where
Stairs
watched
IMG_5254
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Old Reeve's shoe store, Market between 5th and 6th.

SHOES
Shoes
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 11 years ago
Irish Cultural Center, 45th and Sloat

Weird Window
window
window
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Tomas PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 10 years ago
male robot on Broadway near Broderick
Robot in SF
Robot
GWSF
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gwdexter Posted 11 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Storefront at 24th near Treat:
many faces in the window
Street Stipple
Collection of Wall Street portraits
Where in SF ?
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
Last surviving markers for, and western terminus of, the Old Lincoln Highway.

this highway dedicated to abraham lincoln
End of the Road
The marker
roger jones 10 years ago
Western terminus is really PoLH.
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
I know. Much like the Doggie Diner above, I think they should be grouped together despite not technically being at the same location.
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 10 years ago
Kinetic Sculptures on Terry A. Francois Blvd.
Spinning.
Kinetic sculpture
towers
(I suspect there's one more...)
fotoford [deleted] 10 years ago
It looks like GWD is the curator of the HOF.
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gwdexter 10 years ago
It's like a ultra slow-motion game of Concentration, for me.
roger jones 10 years ago
GWD "It's like a ultra slow-motion game of Concentration, for me."

Exactly, but no rebuses.
fom PRO 10 years ago
I love the HOF more and more. It's always funny to see the actual HOF sites when wandering around the city, too.

I think there's a new Sentinel Building one to be added, right?
Tom Hilton PRO 10 years ago
Exactly, but no rebuses.

Hmmm...I'm getting an idea...
Dollar Bin PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Dollar Bin (member) 7 years ago
There's a couple of UCSF ones, starting with the entrance to Medical Sciences building, 513 Parnassus:


people

Added to the pool, July 2010:
Spot the 'stach
Dollar Bin PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Dollar Bin (member) 9 years ago
UCSF HOF#2:

Ambulatory Care Center, 400 Parnassus. The third one's a bit of a stretch but I needed it to HOF the building.

Where 0022
400 Parnassus
muralsky

The legend grows:

Eric Hunt. PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Do Not Park Here - 18th Street between Dolores and Guerrero

Do_Not_Park_Here
DO NOT PARK HERE
and nobody wants that
Dollar Bin PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Howard at Fremont:

The Source
The Writing On The Wall
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David Gallagher PRO 10 years ago
I don't know what everybody else thinks, but it seems to that the Hall of Fame is of pictures that are either so similar that they seem the same, or have clearly identifiable parts that are the same.

It's not multiple pictures that happen to be of the same location but that aren't at all similar. Those ones of UCSF Mission Bay don't cut it for me. Some of those of the Stockton Tunnel aren't HOF to me.
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
No need to be too doctrinaire, imho. I see your point, but both the sets you point to do have at least three pics that share visual elements, even if one or two of the others in the set don't. But more importantly, both are interesting view as a group. That's the principal criterion, yes? What do other people think?
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David Gallagher PRO 10 years ago
I guess you're right, but I kind of worry that by putting many different interpretations of the same location into the Hall of Fame, that we'll end up limiting the possibilities of new interpretations. Because a poster may see 10 different pictures of that UCSF building, they may think that the building itself is off limits.
cDubya PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by cDubya (member) 10 years ago
I think it wouldn't make the subject off limits, but may serve as a catalyst for people who have seen it on the HOF to look for different interpretations. Possibly thinking up of different ways to make guessing a HOF more difficult.

It could even be a mini-game in GWSF itself.

Though I do see David's point. I have been guilty of "that would be too easy. I think I've seen that on the HOF."
Dollar Bin PRO 10 years ago
I think David's point is valid, I took the Mission Bay Community Center out of the thread.
Dyche PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 10 years ago
Power station on 23rd and Illinois:

Dusk: After the Rain
poof
About 75 Bricks Tall
Sectwanto
buffing away the history
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Kiwi-bird thing at Velvet da Vinci, Polk between Broadway and Pacific:

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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 10 years ago
"Pioneer Mother," a bronze by Charles Grafly made for the 1915 Panama Pacific Exhibition. Originally planned to be placed in the Civic Center, but currently lives near Stow Lake.

skull
Pioneer Mother
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 4 years ago
Bamboobapalooza:


Bamboo
red bamboo
Red Lights and Bamboo
bamboo & metal

On Mission between 1st and 2nd.
Dyche PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
First Aid, Polk and Lech Walesa (formerly Ivy)

Tom Hilton PRO 10 years ago
I hope people keep posting pictures of the Pioneer Mother. Those are the only ones I can ever guess correctly. And even then, somebody usually beats me to it.
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Tomas (admin) 10 years ago
The venerable (and venereal-able?) Gangway, formerly known as the Titanic.
titanic
the titanic
Ship of Fools
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 10 years ago
I had a dreeeeeeam. A wonderful dream, Papa. All about June and the Orpheum (ceiling) circuit! Gimme a chance I know I can work it!

lights
Hellish, ornate ceiling
Orpheum Theater ceiling
guesswhere again
You ain't getting 88 cents from me, Rose!!
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Octoferret Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Creepy Mr Burbujas sign at Florida and 24th:



Someone please post the jalapeño underwear once more so they can have their own entry:

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Tomas PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 7 years ago
Mosaic mural, "Tonantsin Renace" by Colette Crutcher, on 16th between Sanchez and Church

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Tomas PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Juicy Couture, Geary and Grant
Window dislay in SF
check out my manicure
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Tomas PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
intersection of Selby, Oakdale and Industrial
DSC07347.JPG
homogenized milk
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Tomas PRO 10 years ago
Geary and Leavenworth, from inside Osha Thai Noodle
Star Market
Can you guess the restaurant in SF?
late night eats
Bus Stop
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
I think every San Franciscan on Flickr has taken a picture of this at some point:




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Octoferret Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 10 years ago
Why? on Clay between Stockton and Powell
Why?
Why?
Not
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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
Okay, one of these was only posted as a hint to a different picture (of the same building) and not posted to the pool itself but (1) close enough, (2) it's been too long since a new HoF post, and (3) I like how these three look together...

Audiffred Building, Embarcadero and Mission


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Octoferret 10 years ago
Self storage place at Geary and Masonic:





And a bonus one:
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gwdexter 10 years ago
Bufano's Sun Yat-Sen, St. Mary's Square



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gwdexter 10 years ago
If you know where this is you are a pervert. And also perhaps complicit in sex trafficking. (No, not really.)



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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
Union Machine Company (atop the Trader Joe's/Bed Bath & Beyond parking lot), 8th and Bryant



roger jones 10 years ago
Folsom and erie




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Octoferret Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 6 years ago
Washington Clock Company, Harrison between 7th and 8th:

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Octoferret Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
'Courage and faith' monument thing, Clement and 44th Avenue:



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Octoferret Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 10 years ago
There weren't too many straight up pictures of the Stockton Tunnel when I posted it before, now there are



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gwdexter 10 years ago
Horse-head hitchin' posts on Fresno alley


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gwdexter Posted 10 years ago. Edited by gwdexter (admin) 10 years ago
(Another trio of shots that aren't actually from the same place -- further specimens encouraged in the pool!)
Official Hair Styles for MEN and BOYS:


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Octoferret Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Octoferret (admin) 8 years ago
Anne Frank in the windows of the abandoned Public Health Service Hospital in the Presidio:

roger jones 10 years ago
It is gettin kinda slow to load, why don't you start son of HOF?
roger jones Posted 10 years ago. Edited by dschweisguth (admin) 6 years ago
cactus on 17 and valencia

Prickley Pear
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