Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph also used in article dated May 18, 1988. Angels flight operated from 1901 until it was closed in 1969 when its location was redeveloped. The railway was relocated and reassembled at California Plaza in March of 1995, and closed again on February of 2001 after a serious accident resulted in the death of a passenger, and the injuries of seven others. The accident occurred when the ascending Sinai cable car suddenly reversed direction and uncontrollably accelerated downhill and struck the Olivet cable car near the lower terminus. The second funicular still exists and reopened in 2010. Angels Flight Railway was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 13, 2000, structure #00001168. Photograph caption dated June 19, 1965 reads, "This view, from a corner at Hill and Third Streets, shows the 33-degree tracks. Some of the old buildings on both sides have been razed as part of the Bunker Hill redevelopment program. At right is Third Street Tunnel."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm. Photographic prints
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