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A trip down Market Street - in 1906

Original post made on Mar 18, 2010

Two people have shared with me this seven-minute film clip taken from a ride down Market Street in San Francisco in 1906 heading toward the Ferry Building. It's fascinating! Apparently historians have been able to hone in to almost the exact date it was shot - within a day or two before the earthquake of April 18.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 4:38 PM

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Posted by JC
a resident of Danville
on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:31 am

Am I missing something ? How do I get the 7 minutes from 1906 to play ?

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Posted by TG
a resident of Danville
on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:45 am

JC- Click on the picture at the lift ofthe article. The video will start. No audio.

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Posted by Lucy
a resident of Danville
on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:47 am

I love how slow they walked. Really shows how simple life was compared to now!

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Posted by Lee
a resident of Danville
on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:58 pm

I don't see where traffic has improved much on Market street since 1906!

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