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at-ats for Oakland

2000-10-20 16:00:11+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

223'9" cranes under 225'6" bay bridge. Too bad low tide on Sunday is 3:00 A.M., this would be something to see. This is also the first time I've seen in print a legend I've heard speculated about for quite a while: The giant cranes of Oakland have fired up the imaginations of passers- by for years. Filmmaker George Lucas, who drove past the port every day on his way to work, acknowledged that they were the inspiration for the deadly Imperial Walker vehicles that the bad guys used for chasing the good guys in the ``Star Wars'' movies.

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