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Title
Manor Hill Incline Railroad, Fairfax, Marin County, California, circa 1925 [photograph]
Creator
unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1925
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
Fairfax
Rights Information
unknown
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Description
Inaugurated in 1913, the Manor Hill Incline Railroad ran until 1929. It was built to promote the sale of lots of the new subdivision on the hill: "Fairfax Manor." It ran from Sequoia Road in the foreground up to upper Scenic Road, a distance of 1500 feet with a rise of 500 feet in elevation. The fare was 5 cents per trip and took 3 to 5 minutes. There were possible stops along the way. The Fairfax Realty Company office is the building on the right.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print, b&w; 8 x 5 cm.
Identifier
csrcl_1107
601.001.003
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/fairfax/id/1
Language
English
Subject
Inclined railroads
Manor Hill Incline Railroad
Place
Fairfax (Calif.)
Relation
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0q2nc5z2
http://marinlibrary.org/californiaroom

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