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Posted by: bj | March 22, 2010

San Francisco 1906 – 1955 – Videos

San Francisco – 1906

This is a video taken in 1906 from a trolley car heading east on Market Street toward the Ferry Building.  There are people walking across the street dressed in their finest clothes, People on horseback, horse-drawn carriages, and horseless carriages. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=NINOxRxze9k

The James Flood Building, Built in 1904 on the North East corner of Market and Powell Streets is visible on the left (North) side of Market Street.

   http://floodbuilding.com/  

One block further, on the left,  is the Original Phelan Building, which was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake.  The current Phelan Building was built in 1907.

 http://www.phelanbuilding.net/building.htm

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San Francisco – 1955

http://www.archive.org/details/SanFrancisco1955CinemascopeFilm

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