Re: Lake Merced Memories?

05/25/17 - posted by Dave L.

My only particular memories of Lake Merced are of jogging around it almost daily when in my 20s and sometimes gagging on exhaust fumes from all the cars whizzing by me. It's a shame to have the roadway so close to a recreational path.

My father was a big model airplane builder in the 1930s-40s, and he told me his sorrowful story of his gasoline-powered seaplane model that took him many hours to build out of balsa, only to have it make a single flight---straight up and straight down into the lake.

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