Outside Lands Podcast Episode 94: Soap Box Derbys in the Sunset

From the 1930s to the 1960s children in unmotorized vehicles raced on the hills of the Sunset District.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Oct 25, 2014

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 94: Soap Box Derbys in the Sunset Outside Lands Podcast Episode 94: Soap Box Derbys in the Sunset

pictured:Sunset Blvd. & Vicente, Jul 23, 1949

The twelfth annual San Francisco Soap Box Derby on Sunset Boulevard near Vicente Street. The winner was fourteen-year-old Paul Hodgson.
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