Remnants in San Francisco Parks

A Visual Presentation
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 Christopher Pollock photo by Kari OrvikSan Francisco Recreation and Park Department historian-in-residence, Christopher Pollock, will take guests on an illustrated slide tour of over a dozen SF Park sites, revealing their roles in the City's storied past. These fascinating fragments are leftovers of some larger construction that were once part of a private project or were a portion of public or military infrastructure.

Banner images: Courtesy of San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

1. Southern Pacific's small branch line in the Mission district, now Parque Ninos Unidos in the Mission.

2. The lost scenic roadway of El Camino del Mar.

3. Gilman Beach Playground, now Coso-Precita Mini-Park.

Chirstopher Pollock photo by Kari Orvik.

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