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'''Railroad bridge crossing Dolores at 27th Street, May 1929.'''
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'''Mission Street north from 25th Street, with the Southern Pacific railroad crossing mid-block between 25th and 24th, seen here in 1926. The building on the northwest corner of 24th and Mission visible at back left of this photo still stands (and houses Dance Mission upstairs, a Chinese fastfood place downstairs), but BART plazas have replaced the structures on the southwest and northeast corners behind the long-vanished railroad crossing in this photo.'''
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[[Image:Train on bridge near Dolores 1908 AAB-3476.jpg]]
 
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Revision as of 11:19, 20 May 2014

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-bridge-over-Dolores-at-27th-May-1929 72dpi.jpg

Railroad bridge crossing Dolores at 27th Street, May 1929.

Photo: Charles Ruiz collection

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

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

Photo: San Francisco Planning Department

Mission-north-near-SP-crossing-between-24th-and-25th-1926 72dpi.jpg

Mission Street north from 25th Street, with the Southern Pacific railroad crossing mid-block between 25th and 24th, seen here in 1926. The building on the northwest corner of 24th and Mission visible at back left of this photo still stands (and houses Dance Mission upstairs, a Chinese fastfood place downstairs), but BART plazas have replaced the structures on the southwest and northeast corners behind the long-vanished railroad crossing in this photo.

Photo: Charles Ruiz collection

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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