have filming all season down at the Long Beach harbor, so it was
obvious that this scene was filmed there too. The only challenge was
finding the exact spot.
Naturally, I looked first
at the areas they had used before, starting with the pier where they
shot those kill-room scenes. I was looking for that uniquely shaped,
red-roofed structure seen to the right of their Dexter's car in the
opening wide shot.
I found it quickly - it
appears to be some kind of floating barge with a crane aboard -
probably for servicing the tugboats. Another large crane is seen on the
property in those aerial photos, as well. I could also spot the
line on the blacktop where it changes from a darker shade of gray to a
lighter shade (they were parked on the darker side, just past that