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"A" Geary-Park Streetcar Line

From 1912 to 1932, the end of the line for the Municipal Railway A-line was 10th Avenue and Fulton Street. The Muni Route #1 bus met the A streetcar to take passengers across Golden Gate Park. December 1917., 1917 -

The above photo shows Car 101 at the terminus of Tenth Avenue and Fulton Street, December 1917. The "1 Park" bus in the photo traveled from the A-line terminus as a shuttle through Golden Gate Park to the Sunset District. The house behind the bus, 798 Tenth Avenue, built by Fernando Nelson's company, stands mostly unchanged today.

Service begun: December 28, 1912 by the Municipal Railway

Route: From the Ferry Building (eventually, after the line was extended east from Kearny in 1913) to Tenth Avenue and Fulton Street, via Market, Geary, and Tenth Avenue.

Rail service end: December 5, 1932.

Municipal Railway car #2 on the A-line at 10th Avenue and Fulton Street in 1913., 1913 -

Sources: Jack Tillmany; John Coll; The People's Railway, Anthony Perles, Interurban Press, 1981; Inside MUNI, John McKane and Anthony Perles, Interurban Press, 1982.

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