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Guide to the United Railroads of San Francisco Records, 1866-1951
Special Collections M161  
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Description
The collection includes record books, business and legal papers, financial papers, clippings, stock records, statistics, ledgers, and so forth, of the above railway companies. It also includes annual reports of the Municipal Railway Co. for the years 1949-50 and 1950-51.
Background
The United Railroads of San Francisco, as well as the Market Street Railway Company and the Municipal Railway Co., were all aggregations of smaller street railway lines that provided urban transportation for San Francisco. Among these street railways were the following: Sutter Sreet Railway Co., Sutro Railway Co., San Francisco & Alameda R.R. Co., and the South San Francisco Railroad and Power Co.
Extent
19 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Availability
None.