Saturday, October 17, 2009

Loma Prieta Ceremony Sights and Sounds



Fire Boat Phoenix




Sony and Jerry Holland providing the afternoon entertainment for the crowds




Sony Holland sings the San Francisco song with Lily Coit



Mayor Gavin Newsom




Boats docked along Marina Green



San Francisco Fire Commission


video

And the sirens sound at 5:04 p.m. with a moment of silence

10 comments:

Ratty said...

I don't quite understand why, but the colors in that first picture drew me to it. It was a kind of mindless attraction. I clicked on it so I could examine the whole thing over and over.

RNSANE said...

Wish I could have been there, Jo, but, as always, you provide wonderful photodocumentation of the event! Many thanks for the incredible pictures!

Walk in the Woods said...

Looks like a nice time and the marina is just lovely.

Mountain Woman of Red Pine Mountain said...

What a beautiful spot for a ceremony. It must have been quite moving.

Ann said...

Great photos. Love the one with the boats on the dock.

DK Miller said...

Great photos, thanks for sharing!

earthtoholly said...

Nice photos! It looks likes a good time was had by all--and why not with live music and the beautiful weather you have there!

Icy BC said...

What a wonderful tribute! I love your boat photos!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Ratty, the same thing happened for me. I didn't intend to take the photo but when I looked over the colors and details were just so inviting I had to get a photo. thank you.

Carmen, Thanks.

Walk in the woods, thank you and the marina is gorgeous.

Mountain Woman, It was very moving and stirred many emotions. Thanks for stopping by.

Ann, thank you so much.

DK, Thank you.

Holly, yeah, the weather certainly cooperated for most of the day.

Icy, thanks so much.

AVCr8teur said...

I wished I had a chance to join in the festivities. "The Big Rumble" how appropriate for such an occasion.