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All Terrain Armored Transport

The container cranes at the Port of Oakland are part legend, part myth, primarily centered around an urban myth that they insipred the AT-ATs in “The Empire Strikes Back”. Star Wars creator and Local Bay Area resident George Lucas has denied this myth on many occassions.

The famed Star Wars AT-ATs (“All Terrain Armored Transports”) are described by Wookieepedia as:

The All Terrain Armored Transport (AT-AT) walker, also known as the Imperial Walker, was a major part of the Galactic Empire’s army. It was one of the most heavily armored land vehicles in the Imperial Army, but was also known for its relatively slow speed.

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Posted: September 3, 2012  /   Taken: July 12, 2012

Camera: Canon EOS 50D

Focal Length: 50mm  /  Shutter Speed: 1/400 second  /  Aperature: f/9  /  ISO: 100

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