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eastshore highway at gilman 1944a

eastshore highway at gilman

Interurban Electric Railway car at the Fruitvale Station. This is around Fruitvale & San Leandro St. Station and the Montgomery Ward in the background are both gone.    http://www.oberail.org/page/interurban_electric/  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Bay_Electric_Lines

Interurban Electric Railway car at the Fruitvale Station. This is around Fruitvale & San Leandro St. Station and the Montgomery Ward in the background are both gone. http://www.oberail.org/page/interurban_electric/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Bay_Electric_Lines

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El Cerrito: Historic adobe lost in arson fire 59 years ago today – West County

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The principal villages of the Nansemond Indians stood just east of here on the Nansemond River.

The principal villages of the Nansemond Indians stood just east of here on the Nansemond River. (A historical marker located in Suffolk in Suffolk, Virginia.

Looking south on 13th Avenue from East 12th Street ca.1885 [picture]

Looking south on Avenue from East Street [picture].

Key Route streetcar on Grand Avenue passing the Grand Lake Theater, Oakland (1947) Courtesy of the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library

Key Route streetcar on Grand Avenue passing the Grand Lake Theater, Oakland Courtesy of the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library

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Back when the Key Route was new! Berkeley in 1910. John Stashik Collection

Downtown Berkeley in 1910 with a train of new Key Route ready for a quick run down University Ave to the pier. Stashik collection, via Bay Area Rails)

Protest at UC Berkeley 1969

National Guardsmen surround Vietnam war protesters at People's Park, Berkeley CA, 1969

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El Cerrito: Historic adobe lost in arson fire 59 years ago today – West County

Berkeley's Santa Fe Railway Depot, designed in 1904 by Charles Whittlesey (an innovator in reinforced concrete design, chief architect for the Santa Fe Railroad and designer of the Grand Canyon’s El Tovar Lodge). The Santa Fe Railroad provided three-day passenger and freight service between Chicago and the Bay Area. This station was one of three major rail stations in Berkeley. It was closed in 1964 and converted to a restaurant. In 2003, the Berkeley Montessori School renovated the…

Berkeley's Santa Fe Railway Depot, designed in 1904 by Charles Whittlesey (an innovator in reinforced concrete design, chief architect for the Santa Fe Railroad and designer of the Grand Canyon’s El Tovar Lodge). The Santa Fe Railroad provided three-day passenger and freight service between Chicago and the Bay Area. This station was one of three major rail stations in Berkeley. It was closed in 1964 and converted to a restaurant. In 2003, the Berkeley Montessori School renovated the…

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