Photo scanned from "The Farallon Islands: Sentinels of the Golden Gate" by Peter White. A fantastic history of the humans and wildlife that have called these islands home.
Naturally, a lot of things have changed. Lucky was an engineer with the Coast Guard and was stationed here for more than a year, so he brought his young family with him to this remote outpost. There were seventeen people on the island at the time and there were many more buildings than are here now. There were even streetlights along the cart path! With scarce communication,
Cleary for Del, Lucky and Linda, living on the Farallones was an important time in their lives and gave them an appreciation for teh wild beauty of the place they once lived. They were very excited to look around at all the changes and enjoyed learning about what our lives on the island are like now. Almost as much as we enjoyed hearing their stories. One thing that hasn't changed about the Farallones is their ability to shape the lives of the people that reside on them.
Posted by Marilyn