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... The Clay Street Hill Railroad was the first successful cable hauled street railway ... It was located on Clay Street, a notably steep street in San Francisco in California, and first operated in August 1873 ... Accounts differ as to exactly how involved Hallidie was in the inception of the Clay Street Hill Railway ...
Famous quotes containing the words hill, clay and/or street:
“O glorious Life, Who dwellest in earth and sun,
I have lived, I praise and adore Thee.
A sword swept.
Over the pass the voices one by one
Faded, and the hill slept.”
—Sir Henry Newbolt (18621938)
“As ye of clay were cast by kind,
So shall ye waste to dust.”
—Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (15101566)
“Nothing makes a man feel older than to hear a band coming up the street and not to have the impulse to rush downstairs and out on to the sidewalk.”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)