HB Pier in Fog

The HB Pier (number 5) is 1,850 feet long and has been damaged or destroyed four times. (The last two I was standing on the night before). The pier (1988) is designed from concrete that has been re-inforced to withstand a 31-foot or a 7 magnitude earthquake. It uses increased space between piles to accommodate the many surfers shooting through.  The pier slopes gently up toward the seaward end in a straight line which alternates with three octagonal platforms and one rotated square. Not only is the pier structurally sound, it also retains a number of design elements from the original pier. (thanks to Wikipedia, I now know more than ever)

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One Response to “HB Pier in Fog”

  1. Juliane Says:

    whoo, it looks cold

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