Electric streetcars braving a flood at 16th and Folsom circa 1905 (click to enlarge).
Hustle and bustle at 21st and Mission in the 1940s (click to enlarge).
All tarted up for Christmas (click to enlarge). Note the “Mission Miracle Mile” seasonal signage in the upper left. Should we start calling it that again?
All these photos and more are collected in Historic Photos of San Francisco by historian Rebecca Schall. The author appears this Saturday at 3pm at the Fisherman’s Wharf Barnes & Noble. Stop by for more photos and history, or to find out about her time developing museum exhibits at Mission Dolores.