Here’s what the Lime Point Light, located right next to the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge and close to Cavallo Point, looked like back in the day, courtesy of our friends at the United States Coast Guard. Click to expand:
But technological change and the arrival of the bridge in the 1930′s eventually put this station out of business. It was no picnic working there anyway, what with the occasional freighter collision and the constant rain of orange paint chips.
This is how it looks these days, with just the fog station left (and the front gate open on this particular day, for some reason).
Sic transit gloria mundi