Photos from Mount Tamalpais

These photos were taken on 14 April 2002. Some of the locations for these pictures are: The Cypress Trail, The Ziz Zag Trail, The Old Plane Trail, The Dipsea Trail, Summit Road, Old Gravity Car Grade, and the site of the 1944 Navy plane crash into the side of Mount Tamalpais.

Thanks to Margot Cunningham for helping with the identification of some of the plants.

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Mt. Tam from Larkspur Sir Francis Drake Downtown Mill Valley
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Reproduction of original Mill Valley saw mill built in the 1830's A Gravity Car from The Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railroad. 1896-1930. The first of 3 stages of the famous Dipsea Steps
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The second set of Dipsea Steps The third set of steps
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The summit from Edgewood Road Cypress Trail Moss covered rock Cypress Trail
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Wild iris and poison oak Redwood Sorrel Unknown Unknown
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Wild iris Cypress Trail Moss Moss
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Fern on Cypress Trail Fern Iris Unknown
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Part of Mill Valley Fungus Iris Cypress Trail
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Poison Oak Redwood Trees This looks like a house, but it is actually a small water reservoir off of Cascade Drive Dam head of Cascade Dam, the original Mill Valley water supply.
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Ziz Zag Trail Redwoods on Ziz Zag Trail The Ziz Zag Trail has been in existance since the mid 1880's. Part of the trail is now badly eroded The summit from the Ziz Zag Trail
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The east and west peaks of Mt Tam. Ziz Zag Trail The Berkeley Hills, with Mt. Diable in the background. Mt. Diablo is approximately 60 miles from this location Ziz Zag Trail
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Wild iris Ziz Zag Trail Tiburon Peninsula, Belverdere with the East Bay Hills in the background. The east and west summits of Mt. Diablo
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Indian Paint Brush Fog coming in to San Francisco. Taken from the Old Gravity Car Trail Panorama Mill Valley
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Panorama Manzanita In 1944, a Navy plane with 8 men aboard, took off from Alameda Naval Air Station. The plane was heading for Hawaii. Perhaps it was foggy. In any case, the plane crashed onto the slope of Mt. Tam at approximately 1,450 ft. elevation.
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The plane and the occupants were destroyed. The crash site is located about 30 yards from the trail that was constructed to reach the plane. 60 years after the horrific occurrence, shredded medal is still at the crash site. the site is not easily found, and perhaps that is why debris still remains. Incredibly, after 60 years, nothing is growing at the point of impact. May the eight men Rest in Peace. A curious Western Fence Lizard on Old Plane Trail
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A curious Western Fence Lizard on Old Plane Trail A curious Western Fence Lizard on Old Plane Trail San Quentin Prison with City of Richmond in the distance. Indian Paintbrush.
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Wild Iris Indian Warrior Unknown Miner's Lettuce

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This page created, and all photographs copyright 2002, by Neil Mishalov neil@mishalov.com on 14 April 2002.