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Cable car days in San Francisco

Edgar M. Kahn

Cable car days in San Francisco

by Edgar M. Kahn

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Published by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, distributed by the Scrimshaw Press in [San Francisco], Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads, Cable.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdgar M. Kahn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.S3 K135 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 117 p. :
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4888125M
      ISBN 100912020547
      LC Control Number76019036
      OCLC/WorldCa2318238

      The history of the famous cable cars in San Francisco. Cable Car Days in San Francisco. by Edgar M. Kahn. Cash only! No trades. I will not deliver! Shipped with USPS. Condition: Book may consist of dirt, debris, writings, scratches, scuff marks, creases, wrinkles, rips, tears, folds, minor staining, previous stickers or labels applied on the book by the current and/or previous owner. San Francisco Cable cars pulled by cable at mph. Fare to ride is $7. 1, 3 or 5 day passes available. The only National Historic Landmark that moves! NAPA and SONOMA WINE COUNTRY.

      Avoid the hours-long wait at San Francisco’s cable car lines, while still getting a classic cable car experience during this city tour by converted cable car from Union Square. In addition to pointing out landmarks that visitors often miss, your guide also provides walking tours at City Hall, Alamo Square Park, and the Golden Gate Bridge.5/5(54). Located in the famous Nob Hill District of San Francisco, this centrally located hotel is within 20 minutes' walk to major attractions such as Union square, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown and Lombard Street. A cable car stop is across the street from the building. Cable Car Hotel offers guest rooms with both private and shared bathrooms/10(K).

      Enjoy San Francisco Package. Treat yourself to a weekend escape in San Francisco. Enjoy breakfast for two each day, daily cable car passes, valet parking, and late check-out. Book Now Terms & ConditionsLocation: California Street, San Francisco,   We then had a ride on the old cable car. The last day we took a couple of busses over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito before catching the very .


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Riding Cable Cars. It's easy to find and board a cable car. Choose from three cable car lines - two start at Powell and Market and continue to the Fisherman's Wharf area; one starts at. First Ride on Powell St Line in Years While in San Francisco in July, for some meetings for my wife, I walked down to the Powell & Market St Cable Car boarding point, and was amazed that there was no line, with one car about to head up Powell, and two empty cars waiting to /5(K).

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A guided premier city tour of San Francisco’s most popular historic areas via cable car. Holiday Nights & Sights City Tour. A unique San Francisco holiday tour via cable car led by a professional Hornblower tour guide. Want to take a group out for a special, rail-centric event. The SFMTA offers private charters on our historic cable cars and streetcars.

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Thanks for stopping at the Rider's Guide. The following information is here to help you have the best experince possible riding San Francisco's cable cars, the city's only moving historic landmarks.

Fares:Cable car conductors will accept the following. This historic district in San Francisco used to be the primary port and dockyard for local fishermen.

In fact, there are some that still use it today. However, the popularity of the Wharf is now mainly due to P Ghirardelli Square, and the sun bathing sea lions.

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If you also want to get free entry to the most important museums and attractions, a 7-day Muni Pass is included in the City Pass. Hop on board and ride a San Francisco gem on the historical Cable Car that runs from Union Square all the way to Fisherman’s Wharf.

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Edgar Kahn () is autographing a copy of his best seller "Cable Car Days in San Francisco." Published in by Stanford University Press "Cable Car Days in San Francisco" would be the first book and most successful book published about San Francisco's cable car, having multiple printings.

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