the colors are wonderful. the orange, the grays, the fall trees, the light, & what is that sculpture?
"The Mechanics," Market Street at Battery, San Francisco. This powerful Rodin-esque bronze hums with a heroic vision of man and machine. Composed of five partially nude, muscular men working a huge metal press, it was created in 1899 by the prolific Bay Area sculptor Douglas Tilden. Commissioned by James Donahue in memory of his father, Peter, who founded San Francisco's United Iron Works, the monument was dedicated in 1901.Now we know.
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