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