The cranes float past Alcatraz Island
On the 24th of October,
2000, I got on my bike and went looking for cranes.
I wasn't disappointed. This was the day the ship carrying four giant cranes from China was scheduled to arrive at the Golden Gate. Actually, it was due to a weather-related delay that I wasn't disappointed. The cranes had originally been scheduled to pass under the Golden Gate Bridge around 5:30 am. But I was able to catch them at a much more convenient time in the late afternoon...and in the daylight.
Before reaching Alcatraz,
the cranes slowly -- very slowly -- approached
the Golden Gate from the west. And I was ready for them...
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