Transportation Was Intrinsic to the A Successful Fair; Competing Transit Agencies Vied to Carry Fair-Goers
In 1914, San Francisco was an odd patchwork transit options, including a private streetcar company in competition with SF’s Municipal Railway. Here, a sparkling new streetcar is posed for a strategic photograph before the still-under-construction exposition—a shot likely taken for publicity to highlight streetcar access to the event.
John Henry Mentz, Photographer for the United Railroads Company
August 3, 1914