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Sources from Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way: 100 Years of the Twin Peaks Tunnel:

  • "Civic Center and Rapid Transit Themes," San Francisco Chronicle, May 28, 1909, pp. 1, 7.
  • "Third Defeat for the Municipal Railway," San Francisco Chronicle, June 25, 1909, pp. 1-2.
  • Estate of Sutro (1909) 155 Cal. 727.
  • "Court Declares Sutro Will Invalid," San Francisco Chronicle, June 25, 1909, pp. 1-2.
  • "Tell How City May Own Roads," San Francisco Chronicle, September 8, 1909, p. 5.
  • "Committee Will Be Formed Soon," San Francisco Chronicle, December 14, 1909, p. 18.
  • "Dubious Methods are Used to Carry Geary Street Bonds," San Francisco Chronicle, December 22, 1909, p. 9.
  • "Large Majority in Favor of the Municipal Road," San Francisco Chronicle, December 31, 1909, p. 1.
  • "Want Exposition at Lake Merced," San Francisco Chronicle, January 12, 1910, p. 11.
  • "Plans are Suggested for a Tunnel Through Twin Peaks," San Francisco Chronicle, February 12, 1910, p. 11.
  • "Meet to Promote Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, March 22, 1910, p. 8.
  • "Set Date of Twin Peaks Convention," San Francisco Chronicle, March 26, 1910, p. 9.
  • Lloyd Patterson Classified Ad, San Francisco Chronicle, March 30, 1910, p. 14; and April 10, 1910, p. 45.
  • Parkside Realty Company Ad, San Francisco Chronicle, May 13, 1911, p. 11; and September 30, 1911, p. 9.
  • "Vast Realty Deal Launched," San Francisco Chronicle, January 5, 1911, p. 4.
  • Baldwin & Howell Ad, San Francisco Chronicle, March 4, 1911, p. 9; and March 10, 1911, p. 4.
  • "Glen Park Club Discusses Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, April 8, 1910, p. 9.
  • "Prepare for Tunnel Convention," San Francisco Chronicle, April 13, 1910, p. 5.
  • "Will Discuss Twin Peaks Bore Tonight," San Francisco Chronicle, April 18, 1910, p. 5.
  • "Organize to Help Twin Peaks," San Francisco Chronicle, April 19, 1910, p. 8.
  • "Names Committees to Promote Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, April 26, 1910, p. 7.
  • "Civic Campaign Opens for Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, August 13, 1910, p. 10.
  • "Recommend Bond Issue to Build Tunnel Under the Twin Peaks," San Francisco Chronicle, August 20, 1910, p. 16.
  • "Real Estate Board Will Defend City," San Francisco Chronicle, August 26, 1910, p. 5.
  • "Discussion over Temporary Hall," San Francisco Chronicle, August 30, 1910, p. 5.
  • San Francisco Municipal Reports Fiscal for the Fiscal Year 1910-11, Ended June 30, 1911 (Neal Publishing 1912)
  • "Loughery Asks Delay in Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, September 2, 1910, p. 16.
  • Gassner v. McCarthy (1911) 160 Cal. 82.
  • Mardis v. McCarthy (1912) 162 Cal. 94.
  • "Arnold to Advise on Tunnel Routes," San Francisco Chronicle, January 20, 1912, p. 5.
  • "Board Advances Tunnel Projects," San Francisco Chronicle, March 19, 1912, p. 5.
  • "Arnold Favors Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, May 4, 1912, p. 12.
  • "Club Members Declare for Short Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, May 8, 1912, p. 7.
  • "Arnold’s Tunnel Plan is Favored," San Francisco Chronicle, May 11, 1912, p. 4.
  • "Twin Peaks Tunnel Advanced by Board," San Francisco Chronicle, May 14, 1912, p. 8.
  • "Demands Allowed by City Fathers," San Francisco Chronicle, July 23, 1912, p. 4.
  • Newell-Murdoch Company Ad, San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 1912, p. 3; September 12, 1912, p. 3; and October 11, 1912, p. 5.
  • "Portal Location Not Yet Settled," San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 1912, p. 28.
  • Mason-McDuffie Co./Baldwin & Howell Ad, San Francisco Chronicle, November 16, 1912, p. 11; November 23, 1912, p. 5; and November 30, 1912, p. 3.
  • "City is Growing West of the Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, November 30, 1912, pp. 13-14.
  • "Twin Peaks Plan Given by Arnold," San Francisco Chronicle, October 8, 1912, p. 5.
  • San Francisco Voter Pamphlet for December 1912 Special Election for Charter Amendments 1-37, San Francisco Voter Pamphlets and Propositions, San Francisco Public Library, https://sfpl.org/?pg=2000126101
  • "Twin Peaks Tunnel is Assured by a Vote of the People," San Francisco Chronicle, December 12, 1912, p. 9.
  • "Sounding in Solid Earth for Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, December 28, 1912, p. 5.
  • "Muni History, https://www.sfmta.com/getting-around/muni/muni-history
  • "Tunnel Plans Are Ordered," San Francisco Chronicle, March 15, 1913, p. 16.
  • "Report Filed on Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, July 29, 1913, p. 8.
  • "Twin Peaks Tunnel Advocates Pleased," San Francisco Chronicle, September 6, 1913, p. 12.
  • "Wants to Lessen Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, September 20, 1913, p. 4.
  • "Would Save Third of Tunnel Cost," San Francisco Chronicle, September 27, 1913, p. 8.
  • "Length of Tunnel Under Discussion," San Francisco Chronicle, September 27, 1913, p. 15.
  • "Board Decides on Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, October 21, 1913, p. 10.
  • "General Interest Taken in Tunnel, San Francisco Chronicle, October 25, 1913, p. 10.
  • "Hold Twin Peaks Assessment Valid, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2, 1915, p. 32.
  • Larsen v. San Francisco (1920) 182 Cal. 1.
  • "Mayor Signs Assessment for Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 1913, p. 2.
  • "Prepare for Tunnel Day at Land Show," San Francisco Chronicle, October 19, 1913, p. 29.
  • California Land Show Ad, San Francisco Chronicle, October 20, 1913, p. 15.
  • "Twin Peaks Assessment Called," San Francisco Chronicle, March 7, 1914, p. 10.
  • "Building of Twin Peaks Tunnel Assured," San Francisco Chronicle, March 28, 1914, p. 10.
  • "City Engineer Ready for Bids," San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 1914, p. 10.
  • Journal of Proceedings, Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco, Volume 9, 1914, p. 638-39.
  • "Board Asks for Bids on Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, June 27, 1914, p. 8.
  • "No Bid for Big Tunnel Project," San Francisco Chronicle, August 20, 1914, p. 8.
  • "Amount of Twin Peaks Tunnel Bond Reduced," San Francisco Chronicle, August 28, 1914, p. 8.
  • "Twin Peaks Tunnel Bids September 30th," San Francisco Chronicle, August 29, 1914, p. 16.
  • "Property Owners May Bore Peaks," San Francisco Chronicle, September 27, 1914, p. 38.
  • "Bid Received for Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, October 1, 1914, p. 8.
  • "Twin Peaks Tunnel Bids Again Invited," San Francisco Chronicle, October 20, 1914, p. 16.
  • "Lower Bids For Twin Peaks Bore," San Francisco Chronicle, October 29, 1914, p. 16.
  • "Twin Peaks Contract Goes to Storrie & Co.," San Francisco Chronicle, October 31, 1914, p. 8.
  • "Twin Peaks Bore Contract Signed," San Francisco Chronicle, November 3, 1914, p. 4.
  • "Tunnel Ceremony Causes Dispute," San Francisco Chronicle, December 5, 1914, p. 14.
  • "Begin Work at Western Portal," San Francisco Chronicle, December 11, 1914, p. 4.
  • "One-Fourth of Work Done on Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, June 5, 1915, p. 11.
  • "Hundreds Try in Vain to Save Man," San Francisco Chronicle, July 3, 1915, p. 9.
  • "New Line May Cross Market Street," San Francisco Chronicle, December 9, 1915, p. 6.
  • "Offer to Buy U.R.R. Lines is Authorized," San Francisco Chronicle, December 23, 1915, p. 3.
  • "United Railroads and City Clash Over Church St. Line," San Francisco Chronicle, April 7, 1916, p. 5.
  • "Supervisors Order Rails on Market Street," San Francisco Chronicle, May 2, 1916, p. 6.
  • "City Begins New Railway Construction," San Francisco Chronicle, June 13, 1916, p. 11.
  • "Battle of City Against United R.R. is Started," San Francisco Chronicle, June 14, 1916, p. 1.
  • "Fernando Nelson Closes Big Deal," San Francisco Chronicle, June 17, 1916, p. 9.
  • "Petrified Tree Found Under Twin Peaks Raises Problem," San Francisco Chronicle, August 13, 1916, p. 34.
  • "City Wins in U.R.R. Suit Over New Lines," San Francisco Chronicle, January 19, 1917, p. 1.
  • "United Railroads of San Francisco v. City and County of San Francisco (1919) 249 U.S. 517.
  • "Explosion in Twin Peaks Tunnel Kills Two and Injures Six," San Francisco Chronicle, February 16, 1917, p. 1.
  • "Bore in Twin Peaks Now Is Real Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, April 6, 1917, p. 11.
  • "Autos Used to Inspect Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, June 17, 1917, p. 51.
  • "City Today Will Accept Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, July 14, 1917, p. 9.
  • "Thousands Cheer Dedication of Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, July 15, 1917, p. 37.
  • "Market Street Double Track Hearing is Set," San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 1917, pp. 1-2.
  • "Work of Laying Four Tracks to Begin Speedily," San Francisco Chronicle, August 15, 1917, p. 10.
  • "To Build Feeders for Tunnel Cars," San Francisco Chronicle, September 29, 1917, p. 11.
  • "Tunnel Cars by Christmas," San Francisco Chronicle, December 2, 1917, p. C8.
  • "First Municipal Car Uses Twin Peaks Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, January 1, 1918, p. 7.
  • "O’Shaughnessy Favors Buying Sunset Lines," San Francisco Chronicle, January 5, 1918, p. 4.
  • "R.C. Storrie & Co., Contractors Establish Record By Completing Twin Peaks Tunnel Ahead of Schedule," San Francisco Chronicle, January 16, 1918, p. 53.
  • "Tunnel Opening Celebration by City is Planned," San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 1918, p. 3.
  • "Twin Peaks Tunnel Will Open Today," San Francisco Chronicle, February 3, 1918, p. 7.
  • "Thousands Acclaim Opening of Twin Peaks Tunnel to Traffic," San Francisco Chronicle, February 4, 1918, p. 1.
  • "City Cars on Market Street’s New Rails Cause Traffic Jam," San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, 1918, p. 1.
  • "City Engineer Offers Tunnel Line Solution," San Francisco Chronicle, June 16, 1918, p. 10.
  • "Cars to Use Same Tracks," San Francisco Chronicle, November 9, 1918, p. 5.
  • "Joint Use of Rails Finally Agreed Upon," San Francisco Chronicle, December 13, 1918, p. 9.
  • "Thousands Ride Through Tunnel," San Francisco Chronicle, February 16, 1918, p. 9.
  • "West of Twin Peaks Parks Are Explored," San Francisco Chronicle, March 9, 1918, p. 11.
  • Thirteenth Census of the United States 1910, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Population II, p. 149.
  • Fourteenth Census of the United States 1920, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Population I, p. 64.
  • Fifteenth Census of the United States 1930, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Population I, p. 131.
  • Electric Railway Journal, Vol. 73 (Dec 1929), pp. 1094-1097.
  • "The Buried and Abandoned Eureka Valley Station," SFCurbed, February 14, 2014, https://sf.curbed.com/2014/2/14/10143304/the-buried-and-abandoned-eureka-valley-station