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Buried Ships in Visitacion Valley

exposed remnants of a wooden barge
Two Buried
Ships

When construction work takes place in San Francisco, traces of our city’s history are often uncovered.

orange rope pulley
More About Scow
Schooners and Barges

By 1880, there were many scow schooners and barges making deliveries in and around the San Francisco Bay.

map of San Francisco's southeast shoreline
San Francisco's Changing
Shoreline

Hunters Point became home to many shipyards. By 1893, maps showed urban "sprawl" moving southward.

 

 

Last updated: 3/10/2016 9:43:26 AM