Interurban Streetcars South

Unfinished History


Interurban streetcar south of San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo, c. 1940s.

Photo: C.R. collection


Granada, San Mateo county station of the Ocean Shore Railroad, early 20th century.

Photo: C.R. collection


Interurban United Railroads streetcar at Market and 5th Streets, 1905.

Photo: C.R.collection


On the occasion of the Kelly-Nelson prize fight in 1903, this lineup of more than 20 streetcars on School Street in Colma is next to the Colma Boxing Arena. The two private cars at the head of the train were probably used to transport the fighters officials of the area and other dignitaries. (Charles Smallwood)

Photo: C.R. collection

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First electric funeral train on the San Francisco and San Mateo railroad line, 1898, seen here at Glen Park.

Photo: Charles Smallwood


Streetcars to Colma cemeteries in Daly City at Grand View Theatre near Union Park, c. 1910.

Photo: C.R. collection


Funeral streetcar parked at cemetery, no date.

Photo: C.R. collection

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Funeral car, no date.

Photo: SFMTA