A 15-ton piece of the Titanic’s hull finishes long journey — from the bottom of the ocean to the top of Metreon

tn_ba_titanic20_mjm_155.jpg A jagged slab of brown steel dangled from a crane 80 feet above Howard Street the other day, looking like a piece of brute abstract sculpture. Cops stopped traffic, and crowds of people stared skyward as the ungainly 15-ton object was slowly hoisted onto the roof of Metreon at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Gardens.

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