Re: Those wonderful smells

08/04/05 - posted by Frank Grant

How about that strong aroma of creosote when one left one of the piers at the Ferry Building? The pilings were well coated with them for preservation, and this memory is still with me. Remember, the ferry boats were largely obsoleted shortly after both bridges were built.

On the subject of sounds, the creaking sound of when the ferry hit those pilings is still with me.

Betcha Rosie remembers this part of our past.


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