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  1. Taste the Rainbow

    Taste the Rainbow

    Several of MUNI's historic PCC fleet bask in the sunlight at the Mission Bay maintenance facility. Car 1008 in the foreground is part of MUNI's original fleet and is a likely candidate for restoration. It can operate under its own power but is in bad shape.
  2. Golden Strand

    Golden Strand

    Looking west down the California St. cable car line at sunset.
  3. 1 Market Street

    1 Market Street

    A MUNI "Milano" car passes by the building known by most San Franciscans as "1 Market Street," but if you look closely enough, you can see whose headquarters once occupied this impressive edifice.
  4. PCC Tail Light

    PCC Tail Light

    The amber tail light of a San Francisco MUNI PCC car glows as it pauses at a street corner.
  5. Unique Crossing

    Unique Crossing

    At the intersection of 3rd St. and Carroll, there is a diamond between a MUNI light rail line and a spur served by the UP. There is another similar diamond farther up 3rd St. These may be the last such interlockings in the country where a "steam" road crosses a "trolley" line.
  6. PCC 1063

    PCC 1063

    Profile shot of MUNI car 1063, representing Baltimore's interurban system.
  7. PCC 1051

    PCC 1051

    Profile shot of SF MUNI car 1051, painted in an early MUNI paint scheme.
  8. Transit the Way it Should Be

    Transit the Way it Should Be

    San Francisco is still one place where you can find classic PCC cars plying their routes. Here, cars representing Birmingham Electric and an early SF MUNI paint scheme head east on Market Street. Directly behind is one of MUNI's more modern vehicles. In the distance, a third PCC car representing...
  9. Controls of a PCC car

    Controls of a PCC car

    Controls on a modernized San Francisco Muni PCC Car #1050.
  10. Milan Italy car on SF Muni

    Milan Italy car on SF Muni

    A former Milan, Italy car is used on the SF Muni's F line. Shot taken in September 2003.
  11. SF Muni #1050

    SF Muni #1050

    San Francisco Muni uses PCC and other vintage cars on their F line along Fisherman's Wharf. Here is #1050 in September 2003. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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