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San Francisco, March 1969. Taken from the front passenger seat, US 101 northbound at the Vermont Street exit. Love the Bobbie Gentry and Sammy Davis Jr. Harrah's billboard and the late 1950s Bentley cruising serenely in the southbound lane. View full size.