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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 274: Ocean Terrace

John Martini tells us of the vanished strip of saloons, taffy stands, and shooting galleries across from Sutro Heights, including the legendary presence of "Baby" Schmidt.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - May 5, 2018

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 274: Ocean Terrace Outside Lands Podcast Episode 274: Ocean Terrace

(above) 48th & Point Lobos, 1910

View north on 48th Ave. toward Ocean View Terrace. [Richmond Blocks No. 20. Standing in the center of the S1/2 of the block 228, looking north, showing junction of Cliff and 48th Avenues, with the improvements on the west side of the railroad right of way.] 488th Ave Depot, Oscar Olsen's saloon in the Sutro Heights Casino building, and SFFD firehouse at right.
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