Alameda Sun: Barge Pulled out of Lagoon, January 26, 2012

A crane's shovel bites into the remains of an abandoned barge in the northwest corner of Seaplane Lagoon on Alameda Point. "Workers chopped out an old barge that was abandoned in place up against the northwest seawall," said Richard Bangert. According to Bangert, who hosts the blog "Alameda Point Environmental Report," the Navy's plans to finish dredging by the end of March before the least terns come back. Learn more at