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'''<font face = arial light> <font color = maroon> <font size = 3>Unfinished History</font></font> </font>'''
 
'''<font face = arial light> <font color = maroon> <font size = 3>Unfinished History</font></font> </font>'''
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[[Image:4th-St-NW-at-King-St-SP-depot-at-right-Jan-26-1965 72dpi-SF-Main-Library.jpg|720px]]
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'''Southern Pacific railyard crossing 4th Street when the terminal was at 3rd and Townsend, seen here from King Street, January 26, 1965.'''
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''Photo: C.R. collection''
  
 
[[Image:transit1$caltrain-at-22nd-st.jpg]]
 
[[Image:transit1$caltrain-at-22nd-st.jpg]]
  
'''Caltrain, the publicly maintained commuter rail from San Jose to San Francisco, rolls south near the 22nd St. station.'''<br>''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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'''Caltrain, the publicly maintained commuter rail from San Jose to San Francisco, rolls south near the 22nd St. station.'''
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''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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[[Image:Caltrain-at-bayshore-stn 20200126 161032.jpg]]
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'''Caltrain at the southernmost station in San Francisco at Bayshore.'''
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''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
  
 
[[Image:transit1$caltrain-station-townsend.jpg]]
 
[[Image:transit1$caltrain-station-townsend.jpg]]
  
'''The 4th & Townsend Caltrain terminal, as it looked until its late 1990s makeover. (A block away at 3rd, there once stood a beautiful Spanish Mission style station, in the days when steaming [[Trains in the Mission| locomotives]] brought thousands into the city every day.)''' <br>''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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'''The 4th & Townsend Caltrain terminal, as it looked until its late 1990s makeover. (A block away at 3rd, there once stood a [[THE RAILROAD COMES TO SF?|beautiful Spanish Mission style station]], in the days when steaming [[Trains in the Mission| locomotives]] brought thousands into the city every day.) Note too, the stump of Interstate-280 that dead-ended at 4th Street in the background of this photo.'''
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''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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[[Image:Caltrain-station-2013 4197.jpg]]
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'''The Caltrain terminal in 2013, still an unimpressive concrete block, albeit with new signs and significantly new surroundings!'''
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''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
  
 
[[Image:Transit1%24caltrains%24station_itm%24sp-station-1935.jpg]]
 
[[Image:Transit1%24caltrains%24station_itm%24sp-station-1935.jpg]]
  
'''3rd & Townsend, c. 1935, Southern Pacific railroad depot'''<br>''Photo: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco, CA''
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'''3rd & Townsend, c. 1935, Southern Pacific railroad depot'''
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''Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA''
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:18, 31 January 2020

Unfinished History

4th-St-NW-at-King-St-SP-depot-at-right-Jan-26-1965 72dpi-SF-Main-Library.jpg

Southern Pacific railyard crossing 4th Street when the terminal was at 3rd and Townsend, seen here from King Street, January 26, 1965.

Photo: C.R. collection

Transit1$caltrain-at-22nd-st.jpg

Caltrain, the publicly maintained commuter rail from San Jose to San Francisco, rolls south near the 22nd St. station.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Caltrain-at-bayshore-stn 20200126 161032.jpg

Caltrain at the southernmost station in San Francisco at Bayshore.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Transit1$caltrain-station-townsend.jpg

The 4th & Townsend Caltrain terminal, as it looked until its late 1990s makeover. (A block away at 3rd, there once stood a beautiful Spanish Mission style station, in the days when steaming locomotives brought thousands into the city every day.) Note too, the stump of Interstate-280 that dead-ended at 4th Street in the background of this photo.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Caltrain-station-2013 4197.jpg

The Caltrain terminal in 2013, still an unimpressive concrete block, albeit with new signs and significantly new surroundings!

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Transit1$caltrains$station itm$sp-station-1935.jpg

3rd & Townsend, c. 1935, Southern Pacific railroad depot

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA


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