Streetcar rail work on West Portal Avenue in 1917

Streetcar work 1917

by Richard Brandi

During the Twin Peaks Tunnel construction, half of the tailings from the excavation were used to fill in low-lying areas of West Portal. (1)

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Image: Streetcar rail work on West Portal Avenue in 1917. Courtesy of San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

Bibliography: (1) San Francisco Examiner, June 4, 1916, page E.


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