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''Photo: San Francisco Planning Commission''
 
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[[Image:March 8 1905 View north from Visitacion Point Brisbane, View north to Bayview Hill and Candlestick Point (The first hill at center was flattened for bay fill). Southern Pacific Bayshore yards site.wnp27.6366.jpg|792px]]
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'''March 8, 1905 view north from Visitacion Point, Brisbane. The first hill across the water was flattened for bay fill that became the Southern Pacific bayshore railyards.'''
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''Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp27.6366''
  
 
[[Image:The Bayshore yard in 1983, with train traffic. Courtesy Reg McGovern. bayshore-yard-info 10-1983 regmcgovern.jpg|720px]]
 
[[Image:The Bayshore yard in 1983, with train traffic. Courtesy Reg McGovern. bayshore-yard-info 10-1983 regmcgovern.jpg|720px]]
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'''From inside the old SP roundhouse, 2010.'''
 
'''From inside the old SP roundhouse, 2010.'''
  
[[Image:Bay Shore R. R. View looking North from Sierra Point. March 31, 1905 11-southern-pacific-company viewfromsierrapt-3-31-1905.jpg|720px]]
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[[Image:July 9 1917 Bayshore south of Visitacion Valley dpwbook19 dpw4509 wnp36.01644.jpg|792px]]
 
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'''Bay Shore Railroad looking north from Sierra Point, March 31, 1905.'''
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''Photo: Private Collection''
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[[Image:Train-at-Oyster-Point-off-SB-Mtn-1926.jpg|720px]]
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'''Twenty years later, this train coursing the shoreline around [[San Bruno Mountain|San Bruno Mountain]] at tip of Sierra Point (1926) is no longer on a trestle over water but part of the expanding landfill beneath San Bruno Mountain. Brisbane Lagoon hasn't yet been filled as a dump, and there isn't yet any Highway 101.'''
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[[Image:bayvwhp$oyster-pt-1976.jpg]]
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'''Oyster Point c. 1976.'''
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''Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library''
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[[Image:Brisbane-lagoon-and-fwy-1955-AAC-5259.jpg]]
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'''Bayshore highway wrapping around San Bruno Mountain, south of Visitacion Valley, July 9, 1917.'''
  
'''Aerial view southward along the Highway 101 construction corridor in 1955, Brisbane Lagoon still being filled by [[San Francisco's Trash|San Francisco's garbage]].'''
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''Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp36.01644; DPW Book 19, DPW 4509''
  
''Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library''
 
  
 
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Revision as of 00:36, 19 January 2020

Unfinished History

San-Bruno-Ave-now-Bayshore-Blvd-north-south-of-Sunnydale-Ave-1928-SFPL.jpg

San Bruno Avenue, now Bayshore Boulevard, at intersection with Sunnydale Avenue, 1928. Southern Pacific yards and roundhouse are to the east (right) of this photo, where they were established on the landfill in what was once known as Candlestick Cove, or Brisbane Lagoon.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library

Northerly-view-from-above-SB-Mtn-w-railyards-and-SF-dump 3028.jpg

Northerly view from above San Bruno Mountain with railyards and San Francisco dump in foreground, SF city limits not far north of the bottom of the photo.

Photo: San Francisco Planning Commission

March 8 1905 View north from Visitacion Point Brisbane, View north to Bayview Hill and Candlestick Point (The first hill at center was flattened for bay fill). Southern Pacific Bayshore yards site.wnp27.6366.jpg

March 8, 1905 view north from Visitacion Point, Brisbane. The first hill across the water was flattened for bay fill that became the Southern Pacific bayshore railyards.

Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp27.6366

The Bayshore yard in 1983, with train traffic. Courtesy Reg McGovern. bayshore-yard-info 10-1983 regmcgovern.jpg

The Bayshore yard in 1983, with train traffic, straddling the political boundary between San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Photo: courtesy Reg McGovern

Roundhouse-w-sb-mtn-1374.jpg

Old Southern Pacific roundhouse, long abandoned, in Bayshore train yard, 2010.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Roundhouse-w-pampas-grass-1383.jpg

From inside the old SP roundhouse, 2010.

July 9 1917 Bayshore south of Visitacion Valley dpwbook19 dpw4509 wnp36.01644.jpg

Bayshore highway wrapping around San Bruno Mountain, south of Visitacion Valley, July 9, 1917.

Photo: OpenSFHistory.org wnp36.01644; DPW Book 19, DPW 4509


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