Ferry Building circa 1940

Elevated view south on Embarcadero from about Washington Street [Ferry Building SF Universally selected as a symbol of San Francisco the Ferry Building, located at the Embarcadero end of Market Street has served to identify the city in the minds of countless travelers throughout the world. Erected in 1896 as many as 50,000,000 passengers in a single year have passed through its portals](pre-war photo wirh pedestrian bridge airbrushed out)
Photographer Unknown / J.C. Bardell (Greg Gaar Postcard Collection / Courtesy of Greg Gaar)

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Keywords: vista bridge streetcar transit landmark crowd color postcard
Neighborhoods: Financial District

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Added on Dec 1, 2022


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