September 12, 2019
A century ago, Harry Dring was born. If you’ve never heard of him, you can be forgiven, but without him and his close friend Karl Kortum, there would be no historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier.
April 01, 2019
Extreme weather events may become the norm as climate change effects are becoming more and more visible. Rain is precious in California, yet greater-than-average rainfall can have an adverse effect on the hardiness of invertebrates and mollusks that live in tidal pools or attach to ships and pier pilings.
September 07, 2018
Having discovered how steam power was generated on the ferryboat Eureka in our previous post, we now continue our trek through the engine room to explore how this power was used transport people back and forth across the bay.