Cable car routes san francisco map. Ils sont devenus lune des icones de san francisco. Basically there are three cable car routes in operation and it helps to know their respective destinations. Les cable cars de san francisco sont les tramways a traction par cable de la ville americaine de san francisco. The two main lines powellhyde and powellmason start off at the busy intersection of powell and market and vaguely make their way towards the popular destination of san franciscos fishermans wharf.
Charles b holmes the president of the chicago city railway had visited san francisco in 1880 or 1881 to study its cable railways. Inside you can find. Since 1873 cable cars have run up and down the hilly city though after the 1950s these cars have been kept in operation more out of historic nostalgia. If you want to get to a specific place the map will help you choose the right line but if youre just riding for fun it may not matter much.
He licensed the cable trusts patents and secured the services of asa hovey who had designed the sutter street railway. There are three different cable car routes to choose from in the city. The straight streets and steep hills of san francisco inspired the invention of the cable car. The three cable car routes.
San francisco is the only city where the cable car still lives. Interactive demos on how cable cars work cable car route maps with popular destinations cable car fares and etiquette and the location and hours for the san francisco cable car powerhouse. A guide to the cable cars of san francisco including route and line information riding tips cable car facts and history. An exploration of san francisco neighborhoods with photos descriptions feature guides walking tours and vintage postcard scans.