The sight of a cow grazing in the Ocean View was a common one in the early 20th century. Vegetable and dairy farms were the main industries not associated with the railroad lines that traveled between the hills.
Image: Future site of Alemany Boulevard near Sagamore Street, looking southwest in the 1910s. Courtesy of Greg Gaar.
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