Category Archives: Local History

Friday Fun: Where The Streetcars Used To Go

Here’s a fun link for your Friday afternoon when you really want the day to end: an interactive map that shows you where SF’s many streetcars used to go along with photos and other historical information. It’s easy to use … Continue reading

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A History Blast From Eric Fischer: The Irving vs Judah Debate of 1926

Eric Fischer is one of those local people who is always posting something of interest, be it all the plans for Bay Area that never got made to findings in the many historical archives about the Bay Area. Today he … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: When Muni Operated Rail Service to…San Mateo!

One of the great things about The Internet is that people share things of interest. One of the things that sucks is when you can’t remember who it was that originally shared Something Cool, and you can’t give them credit. … Continue reading

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The Muni Heritage Festival Was Rather Awesome

This weekend the SFMTA and Market Street Railway celebrated Muni history with an array of activities, not the least of which were free rides on the Blackpool “Boat Tram” between the San Francisco Railway Museum and Pier 39. I took … Continue reading

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