The main support cables for the bridge deck contain 27,572 individually cables wrapped together to make a 36.5 inch diameter super cable.
The remarkably unprotected edges of the Golden Gate bridge are periodically adorned with this stern plea and warning that “there is hope.”
Here’s a view of Alcatraz as we left the island. Houses for prison workers and their families used to fill the area of the island in the foreground. They were torn down in the 1970s after Native Americans ended their occupation.