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[Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire, A]



Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first ""structural film"" because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 1905
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical; Transportation: Cable cars; Landscapes: Cultural;
Duration: 00:13:52
Color: No
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: Unknown
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2006
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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