Book tells the history of the cable car in the San Francisco area. From the beginnings of the concept by Andrew Hallidie through the cable car companies and their various lines, the history has many illustrations. Appendices. (jvl).
Virginia Lee Burton's original art for Maybelle the Cable Car was retrieved from the archives of the San Francisco Public Library to re-create this edition with all the vibrant charm of the original, which was published in 1952.
Originally published in 1951, this is a richly illustrated paean to San Francisco’s cable cars dating from the years when they were in jeopardy and were eventually saved (though not entirely) through the efforts of activist citizens.
Contains simple game, craft, and activity ideas for parents to do with their children in order to promote slower paced family interactions, featuring suggestions for exploring nature, gardening, and experimenting in the kitchen.
Horse cars populated San Francisco's more level thoroughfares by the 1860s. Then in 1873, San Francisco benefited from the pioneer adaptation of the cable car as street railway vehicles and over the next twenty years cable-car routes ...