Eastern Terminus of Clay Street Hill Railroad

California State Historic Landmark 500

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#500 Andrew Smith Hallidie
Site of eastern terminus first street cars in world propelled by cable.

Commenced operation August 1, 1873. Ceased February 15, 1942. Invented and installed by Andrew S. Halladie, born London, England March 16, 1836. Died San Francisco, April 24, 1900. Pioneer manufacturer of wire cables, Regent University of California, twice member Board of Freeholders for drafting proposed city charter, served on first Board of Trustees, 1878, of the San Francisco Public Library.

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Portsmouth Plaza, Clay and Kearny, San Francisco.

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