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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''
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[[Image:transit1$caltrain-at-22nd-st.jpg]]
 
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'''Caltrain, the publicly maintained commuter rail from San Jose to San Francisco, rolls south near the 22nd St. station.'''
 
'''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.'''
  
 
''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
 
''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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[[Image:transit1$caltrain-station-townsend.jpg]]
 
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'''The 4th & Townsend Caltrain terminal, due for a makeover in 1997-98. (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.)'''
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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!'''
  
 
''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
 
''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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'''3rd & Townsend, c. 1935, Southern Pacific railroad depot'''
 
'''3rd & Townsend, c. 1935, Southern Pacific railroad depot'''
  
''Photo: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco, CA''
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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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