Take a look around and don't be afraid to pick up the trash. There could be a found gem in there! Then send it to found @ sfist.com! Tell us when and where in the Bay Area you found it. Your own take on the piece is encouraged as well.

We challenge everyone out there to try to top today's find. We also challenge you to click on the image to see the un-cropped, not-suitable-for-work version on Flickr. Note, you must have "moderate" viewing set in your SafeSearch settings. We dare you!

Here's what the finder of this picture that's worth more than a thousand words, Michael Ryan, had to say:

I found this astounding snapshot yesterday while walking my dog by the abandoned building overlooking the Islais Inlet at the end of Rankin Street in Bayview. It was one among hundreds of pictures dumped there in a load of somebody's trash. I guess there is something good to come of illegal dumping, and the DPT's inability to keep the place tidy; every now and again you stumble onto a true treasure. Disturbing on so many levels....