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'''Railroad right of way visibly curving through lower Noe Valley (part of which has been affectionately dubbed [[La Lengua, 1907|"La Lengua"]] by blogger Burrito Justice) in this early 1940s aerial image.'''
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'''Railroad right of way visibly curving through lower Noe Valley in this early 1940s aerial image. Also notable is is the not-yet built location of Noe Valley Recreation Center on the west end of the block bounded by 30th, Sanchez, and Day Streets.'''
  
 
''Photo: San Francisco Planning Department''
 
''Photo: San Francisco Planning Department''

Revision as of 11:50, 23 December 2013

Unfinished History

Transit1$sp-railroad-in-mission-c-1920.jpg

Southern Pacific's San Jose Railroad chugging through the Mission District, c. 1920

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

Rr-in-noe-valley-towards-bernal-cut 3014.jpg

Railroad right of way visibly curving through lower Noe Valley in this early 1940s aerial image. Also notable is is the not-yet built location of Noe Valley Recreation Center on the west end of the block bounded by 30th, Sanchez, and Day Streets.

Photo: San Francisco Planning Department

Train on bridge near Dolores 1908 AAB-3476.jpg

Train on bridge near Dolores Street, 1908.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library

Railroad passing Bernal Cut 1908 AAA-9900.jpg

Railroad passing Bernal Cut, 1908.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library


Carbarn-and-trolley-on-Mission-near-29th-1937.jpg

United Railroads carbarn and trolley on Mission near 29th Street, 1937.'

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco


21st-and-Harrison-SP-train-1905-AAA-9981.jpg

Southern Pacific train running on Harrison Street near 21st, 1905.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library

Transit1$29th-dolores-c-1902.jpg

29th & Dolores Sts., apx. 1902, railroad bridge in background.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

1873 SFSJ RR missiondist rumsey.jpg

The actual route of the San Francisco-San Jose Railroad through Noe Valley - 1873

Photo: David Rumsey Collection


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