Links to Other Related Locations

Click on any of the addresses below to visit other web sites

Of Cable Cars and the Bay Area

1. SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL RAILWAY: Compete schedules and fare information. http://www.sfmuni.com

2. BAY AREA TRANSIT INFORMATION PROJECT - provides instant online access to transit information for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. The Project is supported by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC). http://www.transitinfo.org/index.html

3. MARKET STREET RAILWAY -preserving historic transit in San Francisco http://www.streetcar.org/

4. THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO - an excellent source of a wide variety topics about San Francisco. http://www.sfmuseum.org/

5. WESTERN RAILWAY MUSEUM - A Project of the Bay Area Electric Railroad Association featuring an extensive collection of electric equipment focusing on Bay Area companies. http://www.wrm.org/

6. PORTLAND, OREGON'S CABLE CAR SYSTEM - a brief history of the Portland's cable car system (1890-1904).  http://www.tri-met.org/cablehist.htm

7. The Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California -contains histories of the four Los Angeles cable railways. http://www.erha.org/

8. TRANSIT RIDER -An excellent comprehensive site focusing on San Francisco, Bay Area and California transit including cable cars. http://www.transit-rider.com/index.cfm

9. The Wellington (New Zealand) Cable Car Museum - Site provides information about both the old cable car (funicular) system retired in 1979 and the current system. http://www.cablecarmuseum.co.nz

10. Outside Lands, Western Neighborhoods Project - Site provides excellent historical anecdotes (that are added to monthly) about the development of San Francisco’s western neighborhoods, ranging from the Richmond to the Lake Merced. http://www.outsidelands.org/index.html

11. THE CLIFF HOUSE PROJECTThe goal of this website is to preserve the visual imagery of Adolph Sutro’s Victorian Cliff House (1896 -1907). It was neither the first structure nor the last to carry the name of Cliff House, but it was certainly the most grand. A great site that captures the favor of this fallen San Francisco icon. http://www.cliffhouseproject.com/index.html


Other Links of Interest

1. SEASHORE TROLLEY MUSEUM -Features an extensive collection of historic transportation equipment including cable cars, one from San Francisco. http://www.trolleymuseum.org

2. MUSEUM SPOT.COM -A comprehensive guide to on-line museums. http://www.museumspot.com

3. LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT ASSOCIATION -Perhaps the most complete world-wide listing of links to transit systems, museums, clubs, magazines amongst other transit features. Also, updated world-wide rail transit news. http://www.lrta.org/

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