Re: Recollections of Sunset Scavenger & Golden Gate Scavenger weekly pickups

01/29/18 - posted by Karen K

Ah, yes, the Sunset Scavengers... Our garbage man was short in stature but boy could he run! There were always one or two hanging on the rear of the truck with the huge and heavy silver can on their back. One small handle and no gloves! I do remember my Mother running outside when she heard the truck coming near Christmas--she managed to hand him some money and a bottle of wine! No wonder years later my own daughter would exclaim as a child "Mommy, here comes the garni man"!
38 years later and she still calls the workers this! Memories are great. Thanks for letting us share our own stories!

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