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Unfinished History

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Twin Peaks trolley tunnel under construction at both ends, opening ceremony, Mayor Rolph conducting the first trains into the tunnel, footage of Rolph conducting the first train into Dolores Park too.

Video: Prelinger Archives

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Twin Peaks tunnel outlet at Castro, Market and 17th Streets, c. 1929. The other end of the tunnel was at West Portal, which became a commercial district after the trains started running.

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Photos: Greg Gaar Collection, San Francisco, CA 2035-m-c-17th.jpg

May 2010

Photo: Michael Greene


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