Cliff House Project

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Construction of the Park & Ocean Railroad, 1883

The Park & Ocean was a steam train that departed from Haight & Stanyan Streets, ran down the southern boundary of Golden Gate Park to the
beach, then turned north to a terminus at the corner of today's Balboa and La Playa.  - John Martini


"LAYING THE RAILWAY TO THE CLIFF HOUSE"
(Historic photograph reproduced in the San Francisco Call, 10 November 1907)

 

Daily Alta California - 10 December 1883