THE GS TRAM SITE

SAN FRANCISCO AND THE EAST BAY AREA

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

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1 Jan. 1958

The San Francisco area streetcar and cablecar systems after the abandonment of the Trans-Bay interurban system on 20 Apr. 1958.


San Francisco streetcar San Francisco streetcar San Francisco cable car
San Francisco cable car San Francisco streetcar

San Francisco tram map - 1958

INSET: DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco 1958 downtown tram map



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ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI)

J Bridge Terminal - Market Street - Church - 30th St.
K Bridge Terminal – Market St. – Twin Peaks Tunnel – West Portal – Ocean Av.- Phelan Av.
L Bridge Terminal - Market St. – Twin Peaks Tunnel – Taraval St. – San Francisco Zoo
M Bridge Terminal – Market St. – Twin Peaks Tunnel – West Portal – Ocean Av.- 19th Av. - Broad St. - Plymouth Av. [Evenings, Sundays and holidays: Ferry Bldg. - West Portal only]
N Bridge Terminal – Market St. – Sunset Tunnel - Judah St. – La Playa

CABLE CAR ROUTES

Operator: San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI)

Mason Powell & Market – Powell St. – Jackson St. [Back: Washington St.] - Mason St. – Bay St.
Hyde Powell & Market – Powell St. – Jackson St. [Back: Washington St.] – Hyde St. – Beach St.
California California & Market – California St. – Van Ness Av.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


TRAM PRESERVATION

The San Francisco Railway Museum displays many relics of the streetcar and cable car history of the city. The Market Street Railway operates many historic streetcars over actual line F of the San Francisco streetcar system (Muni). The cable car system has its own museum at the Cable Car Museum at Washington and Mason.

The Western Railway Museum in Rio Vista Junction, Suisun City, about 40 miles (65 km.) north-east of San Francisco, has both restored heritage streetcars and interurbans in its collection, running them on museum tracks for visitors.


SOURCES

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WIKIS

WEB SITES

Special thanks to Bob Townley of Fairfield CA and to Alexander Rapp of Boston MA for their kind help in preparing these maps.



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