Re: Restored 1940s San Francisco Street Scenes

01/12/22 - posted by Margaret Ostermann
Thanks for sharing! I was captivated by the lack of stop signs at neighborhood street corners. Was traffic just light and slow enough that people understood to yield as needed? I do see a stop sign once the car is heading down to Union Square at least!

It was also cool to see the State Belt Railway spur line on a 'regular' street (3:30 mark)

You may get a kick out of this narrated film which actually uses some clips from this footage:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I36npOsN0MI&t=629s

At the least, check out the 8 minute mark to hear about the "gaudy" Victorian architecture and then meet the "Quack Master" of Golden Gate Park!
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