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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 60: The Chutes
The Chutes amusement center and water ride and its early 20th Century westward migration from the Haight, to the Richmond District, and sort of to Ocean Beach. With guest star John Freeman.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Feb 27, 2014
(above) Fulton Chutes, circa 1903
Fulton Street between 10th and 11th Avenues. View of boat hitting water on chutes ride. Block bounded by Cabrillo, Fulton, 10th & 11th Avenues. This shot predates the installation of the Circle Swing ride.
John Martini tells us of the vanished strip of saloons, taffy stands, and shooting galleries across from Sutro Heights, including the legendary presence of "Baby" Schmidt. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 5, 2018)