Some Retro Fun

Here’s an old photo I came across the other day, and it seemed like more fun to share this than gripe about broken doors on the N and people drinking malt liquor on the steps in front of the working ones.
This is the N-Judah and 6-Parnassus (known then as the 6-Haight/Masonic) near Carl and Cole. Today, Burgermeister would be on the left, just outside the frame. The N and 6 once shared tracks on Carl between the Sunset Tunnel and Stanyan, back when rail was king.

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2 Responses to Some Retro Fun

  1. JR says:

    Thanks, but this doesn’t clearly explain why, it just sort of references that something used to be different.

  2. Greg Dewar says:

    @JR: Not sure what’s so difficult to understand – this was just a picture share from the book mentioned. The 6 was not part of MUNI at the time, and Mason just wanted to show a nice little piece of history of the N.
    For more information on the N Judah, the Market Street Railway, and more, consult your local library or bookstore.

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