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San Francisco Embarcadero Freeway

I took these pictures a decade apart. I was shocked when I ran across the older image at the difference an ugly freeway can make. They were demolishing it after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake leveled the similar Cypress Freeway in Oakland, killing many people. San Franciscans hated this freeway. The Chronicle's Herb Caen called it the 'Dambarcadero Freeway. Now the pathway along it's route is called "Herb Caen Way."

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Uploaded on August 30, 2006