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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| 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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'''Arches from the PPIE on Fillmore being torn down in 1943.'''
  
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''Photos: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco''
  
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Revision as of 00:02, 6 August 2008

Westaddi$fillmore-ppie-towers.jpg

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


Westaddi$ppie-fillmore-scrap-1943.jpg

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

Photos: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco

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