Playland-at-the Beach from Point Lobos Avenue:
Just up the road where Point Lobos turns east was the strip of shops that ran between the Cliff House and the Sutro Bath House.
Long before the Autopia at Disneyland was the Red Bug Raceway that ran on a wooden track behind Topsys’s Roost. Below, is where the course once was. (James R. Smith’s San Francisco’s Playland at the Beach – The Early Years)
Where the It’s It Ice Cream Sandwiches at Playland, (Still just as good today) were invented:
Back downtown for a photo from the Cushman Collection of Montgomery Street in the 1960’s:
The cable car turntable at Powell and Market Streets:
Looking down Powell Street from Nob Hill
Another from the Cushman Collection of colorful Chinatown in the 1950’s: