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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

San Francisco 1932: A View From Above (Video)

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:29 AM

What's missing from this image? - VIA YOUTUBE USE JEFF QUITNEY
  • via YouTube use Jeff Quitney
  • What's missing from this image?

Last week, we showed you some alluring aerial footage of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from 2,000 feet above using the awe-inspiring GoPro camera mounted on the left of a Piper Saratoga.

But that was last week.

Today, we have some equally pleasing aerial footage of San Francisco to show you, albeit filled with not-so-high-definition images shot in 1932. As you can see, many of San Francisco's landmarks are alive and well, except for one.

Sure, GoPro technology has created a whole new host of "holy shit" moments, but what you won't get from last week's video is a black-and-white history lesson on San Francisco.


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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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