In Honor of the One Hundredth Anniversary
California Street Cable Cars Line
and Leland Stanford
Among the significant contributions of the Governor Leland Stanford family, whose home was located at this site, was their important role in the establishment of the California Street Cable Car Line which began operation on April 10, 1878. This plaque was dedicated on April 10, 1978 to their aid in honor of the one hundredth anniversary in the presence of Mr. Eric Mersing Stanford and Mr. James Howe Stanford, family descendants.
Mr. Robert Downing-Olson, President and Chairman, The Nob Hill Historical Society. · Mrs. Hans Klussman, Honorary Chairman, Cable Car Friends · The Honorable Cyril Magnin, Chairman, One Hundredth Anniversary Committee, Cable Car Friends