Inner Sunset Streetcars

Unfinished History


N-Judah streetcar at 9th Avenue and Judah, Oct. 18 1940

Photo: SFMTA (Horace Chaffee, Board of Public Works photographer)


H-Streetcar storage area between 13th and 14th Avenues, Lincoln and Irving, Aug. 23, 1907.

Photo: C.R. collection

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H Street Car House between 13th and 14th Avenues, 1907.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library


Streetcar 148 at H Street on Lincoln Way, Sept. 11, 1919.

Photo: SFMTA

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Market Street Railway boneyard at Funston off Lincoln, March 1944.

Photo: SFMTA


6-streetcar at Judah and 6th Avenue, 1947.

Photo: Private Collection


N-Judah accident at Cal's coffeeshop.

Photo: C.R. collection


Lincoln Avenue looking west at 9th Avenue, 1929.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library, courtesy C.R. collection

Trains in the Outside Lands

As part of Shaping San Francisco's ongoing 25th anniversary celebration in 2023, long-time friends and collaborators at the Western Neighborhoods Project join us to explore the deep transit history of the west side of San Francisco. A lively evening featured the inestimable Emiliano Echeverria, whose knowledge of San Francisco's transportation history is unmatched. Emiliano drew from his remarkable DVD publications on the Steam Railroads of San Francisco and the history of United Railroads to reveal the transit-driven process of "conquering" the outside lands.

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