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San Francisco Railway Museum

San Francisco Railway Museum

The museum features unique historic artifacts, illustrative and informative displays, rarely seen archival photography, in-depth historical interpretation, and audio-visual exhibits, in addition to a wide variety of unique San Francisco gifts, souvenirs and memorabilia. The museum permanently displays a variety of wonderful artifacts telling the story of the city’s transportation history, including dash signs, fare boxes, even a famed Wiley ‘birdcage’ traffic signal, the peculiar way San Francisco’s intersections were controlled for decades. Dominating the display will be the replicated end of a Market Street Railway Co. ‘100-class’ streetcar, of which no originals survived.




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