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Custom Chassis: 1923
... And Clyde. Mysterious obelisk We're in what is now San Francisco's Marina District, on what had been the grounds of the 1915 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/05/2014 - 8:23am -

Custom Chassis: 1923

New Moon: 1920
San Francisco circa 1920, back at 2150 Washington St. "Moon auto." And if you ... Looks like some of the granite curbs that can be found in San Francisco. Quite a shine on that finish! Such clear reflections. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/13/2016 - 11:33am -

New Moon: 1920

Camera Craft: 1938
April 1, 1938. San Francisco. "Camera Craft store, 425 Bush Street. Mr. E.R. Young." 8x10 inch ... Champlin, published by Camera Craft Publishing Company in San Francisco in 1937. A September 1981 article in Popular Photography ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/07/2017 - 9:06am -

Camera Craft: 1938

Squinty & Shifty: 1927
San Francisco circa 1927. "Paige Cabriolet Roadster." Starring the two characters ... (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Chris Helin, San Francisco) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/23/2017 - 2:51pm -

Squinty & Shifty: 1927

Star Car: 1922
San Francisco circa 1922. "Star auto ascending steep grade." With a shout-out to FS ... year. Crossed legs . . . Must have been on one of San Francisco's steeper hills judging from the stance of the photographer ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/18/2014 - 2:03pm -

Star Car: 1922

Dixie Soda Fountain Co.: 1928
... Sounds yucky.) A favorite treat when on an outing in San Francisco with Grandma in the late 1930s was a cherry or celery phosphate. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 11:38pm -

Dixie Soda Fountain Co.: 1928

Initialized: 1922
San Francisco circa 1922. "Simplex, Public Library." Wearing the monogram of one ... More about CEM I believe CEM = Carlton Earle Miller, of San Francisco and San Mateo. Car is a 1917 Simplex Crane. [This ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/17/2016 - 8:44pm -

Initialized: 1922

Mr. Mister: 1939
"Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939. International Harvester watering truck." The latest entry in ... the 20-acre plant propagation area created for the fair at San Francisco's Balboa Park. From the fair's site on Treasure Island in the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/04/2015 - 4:35pm -

Mr. Mister: 1939

Extra Power: 1934
San Francisco, 1934. "Firestone battery service." 8x10 inch nitrate negative, ... (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Gas Stations, San Francisco, W. Stanley) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/11/2019 - 5:12pm -

Extra Power: 1934

Vroom With a View: 1928
San Francisco circa 1928. "DeSoto sedan cresting hill." Last seen here a year ... Steve McQueen's father. Scary driving I flew into San Francisco once for a convention and after a few days rented a car to drive ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/09/2016 - 5:42pm -

Vroom With a View: 1928

Jersey Shore: The Prequel
... to a more innocent time. There is a good one on you-tube. San Francisco 1905, Market Street. Grand films and pictures It was great ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/03/2010 - 3:12am

The Pewmobile: 1918
San Francisco circa 1918. "Day-Elder bus." Today's entry in the Shorpy Inventory of ... on the side of the hood reads "Chester N. Weaver Co., San Francisco" - the longtime San Francisco Studebaker dealer who added the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/12/2017 - 7:07am -

The Pewmobile: 1918

Chinatown: 1930
San Francisco circa 1930. "Grant Avenue at Sacramento Street." 4x5 inch nitrate ... captured the hustle, bustle, sights, smells and sounds of San Fran's Chinatown. Wish I was there right now. New York's Chinatown is ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 05/22/2015 - 5:54pm -

Chinatown: 1930

Redwood High: 1958
... correspondent (Class of '64) include Robin Williams and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. My brother's Ektachrome slide. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 06/24/2009 - 4:53pm -

Redwood High: 1958

Kid Dogs: 1919
San Francisco circa 1919. "Service truck at Dodd warehouse." If anyone knows the ... (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Chris Helin, San Francisco) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/22/2014 - 9:18am -

Kid Dogs: 1919

San Fran: 1939
April 1939. "San Francisco, California, seen from the First Street ramp of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge." Photo by Dorothea Lange. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/24/2013 - 5:20pm -

San Fran: 1939

Stakes and a Grille: 1940
San Francisco, 1940. "International stake bed truck." Ready to roll up its sleeves ... St. The building dates from 1915 and now is part of the San Francisco Design Center complex. Buildings on the left are gone, the space ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/11/2018 - 12:17pm -

Stakes and a Grille: 1940

Que Sera, Sera: 1922
San Francisco circa 1922. "Dorris touring car at Shreve & Co." Latest entry in ... (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Chris Helin, San Francisco, Stores & Markets) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/21/2015 - 2:30pm -

Que Sera, Sera: 1922

The Michigan Assassin: 1908
San Francisco, 1908. "Boxer Stanley Ketchel at wheel of American Underslung ... SF 1908 Stanley Ketchel fought 2 fights in San Francisco in 1908 at the Coliseum, on 31 July he fought Hugo Kelly and won ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/16/2015 - 10:13am -

The Michigan Assassin: 1908

Century Road Club: 1913
... J. Scherer and Walter Wiley at the start of New York to San Francisco bicycle race." Bain News Service glass negative. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2013 - 3:25pm -

Century Road Club: 1913

Ahoy, Matey: 1921
"Jordan touring car at San Francisco piers, 1921." The S.S. Ventura at dock. 8x6 inch glass negative, ... was owned and operated by J.D. Spreckels & Bros. of San Francisco through their Oceanic Steamship Company. Among those Bros. was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/14/2017 - 5:45pm -

Ahoy, Matey: 1921

The Only Way to Fly: 1965
... stretch out and light up on a nice, comfy flight from San Francisco to Hawaii in 1965. Someone borrowed their Kodak Instamatic for this ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 10/06/2015 - 6:42pm -

The Only Way to Fly: 1965

Checkout Time: 1906
"Palace Hotel, Market Street, San Francisco." After the devastating earthquake and fire of April 1906, the hotel ... who, as an eight year old, had lived through the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. One of the stories she told me was about a man who ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/01/2017 - 11:22pm -

Checkout Time: 1906

With Belles On: 1918
San Francisco, 1918. "Buick roadster at agency." The ideal conveyance for madcap ... these early days of the automobile a lot of pictures from San Francisco promoting new cars invariably feature women at the wheel. How ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/13/2017 - 12:05pm -

With Belles On: 1918

The Palace: 1906
"Palace Hotel, New Montgomery Street." San Francisco in the aftermath of the earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906. 8x10 ... . Not only are they possibly the earliest color photos of San Francisco, they're also 3-D. (The Gallery, DPC, Fires, Floods etc., San ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 10:52am -

The Palace: 1906

Tank Brigade: 1919
... the Shorpy Concours of Complicated Contraptions. San Francisco circa 1919. "Peerless tank truck." Last seen here , and a cousin ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/09/2015 - 11:35pm -

Tank Brigade: 1919

Baby Car: 1925
... Cost $2,000 to build. -- Promotional postcard San Francisco, 1925. "California State Automobile Association -- Gus Petzel 'Baby ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/26/2015 - 11:13am -

Baby Car: 1925

The Black Hand: 1920
San Francisco, 1920. "Standard Eight touring car." Today's entry in the Shorpy ... Fort Mason, it served as headquarters for the sprawling "San Francisco Port of Embarkation" during World War II and processed the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/27/2018 - 3:50pm -

The Black Hand: 1920

Chariots of Cheese: 1947
August 9, 1947. San Francisco. "Ford dairy van -- Borden's Cottage Cheese." 8x10 acetate negative ... into my old head! (The Gallery, Cars, Trucks, Buses, San Francisco, W. Stanley) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/07/2018 - 1:03pm -

Chariots of Cheese: 1947

Culture Club: 1918
San Francisco, 1918. "Buick Model 46 four-passenger touring coupe at de Young ... Automobile Company at California and Van Ness Streets in San Francisco. The "R" indicates an additional plate issued to the firm. The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/12/2019 - 12:10pm -

Culture Club: 1918
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