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'''In 1943, the iron towers that had crowned each intersection of Fillmore Street for decades, originally built as a gateway to the [[SAILING TO BYZANTIUM: 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition]] at the Marina, were torn down as scrap metal for WWII.'''
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'''In 1943, the iron towers that had crowned each intersection of Fillmore Street for decades, originally built as a gateway to the [[SAILING TO BYZANTIUM: 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition]] at the Marina, were torn down as scrap metal for WWII.'''
  
 
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In 1943, the iron towers that had crowned each intersection of Fillmore Street for decades, originally built as a gateway to the SAILING TO BYZANTIUM: 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition at the Marina, were torn down as scrap metal for WWII.

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Photographs of the dismantling of the Fillmore Arches, torn down for scrap metal during World War II.

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Arches from the PPIE on Fillmore being torn down in 1943.

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