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Clay Street and Van Ness Avenue.
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1877]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. I, page 386 bottom.
This photograph is contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Text written under photo: "Clay and Van Ness Avenue 1873. The then terminal of Clay St. Cable Car." View looks east on Clay from Van Ness towards Nob Hill. A cable train of the Clay Street Hill Cable Railroad Company waits its turn to go inbound. Further up the line one inbound and one outbound train can be seen. A horse-drawn coach is visible going north on Polk Street. St. Luke's Church is at the southeast corner of Van Ness and Clay. According to George Hilton in "The Cable Car in America," the Clay Street line was extended to Van Ness Avenue in 1877, hence the date estimate.
Nonprojected graphic
1 photoprint ; 5 x 8 3/8 in.
Streets--California--San Francisco
Buildings--California--San Francisco
Churches--California--San Francisco
Cable railroads--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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