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8 edition of San Francisco"s cable cars found in the catalog.

San Francisco"s cable cars

riding the rope through past and present

by Joyce Jansen

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Woodford Press in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads, Cable -- California -- San Francisco -- History.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-144) and index.

      StatementJoyce Jansen ; foreword by Dianne Feinstein ; preface by Charlotte Mailliard Swig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF835 .J36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL816218M
      ISBN 100942627121
      LC Control Number95060137
      OCLC/WorldCa33089621

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