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'''<font face = arial light> <font color = maroon> <font size = 3>Unfinished History</font></font> </font>'''
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[[Image:bernlhts$islais-creek-1920s.jpg]]
 
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'''Bernal Heights as seen from across Alemany corridor, c. 1920s'''
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'''1912 photo of Bernal Heights south slope shows an intersection of the Ocean Shore Railroad and the Alemany water flume. The flume carried water from [[Islais Creek Remembered|Islais Creek]] near [[Glen Canyon Natural History|Glen Park]] around the south and east slopes of Bernal Hill to a reservoir at Sixteenth and Brannan Streets. It was constructed in 1860, owned by [[WATER! WATER!|Spring Valley Water Works]]. '''
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''photo: Private Collection; caption: [http://www.bernalhistoryproject.org// Bernal Heights History Project]''
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[[Image:Islais-wetlands-1940s-w-powerplant-at-right-shore 3023.jpg]]
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'''Former wetlands of Islais Creek, now enclosed and largely filled in this 1940 photo. At upper right of photo is the [[Hunter's Point PG&E Power Plant Before and After|PG&E power plant]] on the shore of [[India Basin|India Basin]] that was finally taken down in response to community pressure in 2009.'''
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''Photo: San Francisco Planning Commission archives''
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[[Image:Bernal-Hts-blvd-Feb-9-1931-w-wetlands-behind.jpg|720px]]
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'''Bernal Heights Boulevard at northerly extent on February 9, 1931. Alemany water flume and railroad visible in distance to south.'''
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''Photo: C. R. collection''
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[[Image:View-east-southeast-from-Bernal-across-Portola-Hunters-Point-and-Bayview-c-late-1940s.jpg|720px]]
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'''View east/southeast from Bernal across Portola and Islais Creek towards Hunters' Point, c. late 1940s.'''
  
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''Photo: C. R. collection''
  
== 1920s shot northward across the Islais Creek/Alemany corridor showing Bernal Heights in distance. ==
 
  
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Latest revision as of 23:16, 12 January 2020

Unfinished History

Bernlhts$islais-creek-1920s.jpg

1912 photo of Bernal Heights south slope shows an intersection of the Ocean Shore Railroad and the Alemany water flume. The flume carried water from Islais Creek near Glen Park around the south and east slopes of Bernal Hill to a reservoir at Sixteenth and Brannan Streets. It was constructed in 1860, owned by Spring Valley Water Works.

photo: Private Collection; caption: Bernal Heights History Project

Islais-wetlands-1940s-w-powerplant-at-right-shore 3023.jpg

Former wetlands of Islais Creek, now enclosed and largely filled in this 1940 photo. At upper right of photo is the PG&E power plant on the shore of India Basin that was finally taken down in response to community pressure in 2009.

Photo: San Francisco Planning Commission archives

Bernal-Hts-blvd-Feb-9-1931-w-wetlands-behind.jpg

Bernal Heights Boulevard at northerly extent on February 9, 1931. Alemany water flume and railroad visible in distance to south.

Photo: C. R. collection

View-east-southeast-from-Bernal-across-Portola-Hunters-Point-and-Bayview-c-late-1940s.jpg

View east/southeast from Bernal across Portola and Islais Creek towards Hunters' Point, c. late 1940s.

Photo: C. R. collection


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