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Summit of Mt. Tamalpais, (2592 feet) California. Mountain Train Leaving Tavern
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Mill Valley Public Library
Mill Valley History Online
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There are two postcards with this image. Image of train leaving Tavern of Tamalpais. Printed caption on first postcard reads, "Summit of Mt. Tamalpais (2,592 feet) California. Mountain train leaving tavern. Britton & Rey, San Francisco 484." The Tavern of Tamalpais was a combination hotel and restaurant which opened in 1896 and was sometimes referred to as Summit Tavern or Tamalpais Tavern. The Tavern burned to the ground in a 1923 fire, but was rebuilt and reopened in 1924. The Tavern continued to operate until 1950, when it was razed by the Marin Municipal Water District. There are two postcards with this image. The second postcard has a different caption "Summit of Mt. Tamalpais, California. Mountain Train leaving the Tavern."
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