The crane lady | February 22, 2008 | Danville Express | |

Danville Express

Cover Story - February 22, 2008

The crane lady

Danville woman rides high above 'glass ceiling'

by Geoff Gillette

At a time when most other girls her age were thinking about school dances, slumber parties and boys, 15-year-old Danna Saunders was already finding her life's path. A path that would lead her 40 years later to the cab of a tower crane, hundreds of feet above the San Francisco Bay hauling multi-ton girders to build the Benicia Bridge. One of only two women on the West Coast certified to run the giant machines.

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