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The neighborhood and the physical structure of the Huntington Beach Pier have seen many changes over the years, from the ever-transforming surfing-based commercial cultures to the cyclically shifting sandbars. A diverse range of colorful images tracks the historical moments in time unique to this epicenter of Orange County surf culture.