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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 415: Sand Dunes of the Outside Lands

That the west side of San Francisco was covered in sand dunes will come as no surprise to regular listeners. Michael Lange joins Nicole and David to tell us how the City transformed the expanse of sandy, wind swept land into the Richmond and Sunset we know today.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jan 30, 2021

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 415: Sand Dunes of the Outside Lands Outside Lands Podcast Episode 415: Sand Dunes of the Outside Lands

(above) Taraval & 39th Ave, circa 1937

View north over dunes and scrub vegetation toward the intersection of 39th Avenue and Taraval. White poles hold up the electric lines for L-Taraval streetcar.

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