Waterfront Railroad

Waterfront Railroad (HM1QWQ)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94105 San Francisco County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 47.245', W 122° 23.261'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 62 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Construction of the State Belt Railroad began in 1889, making it possible to load and unload ships directly to railcars on the piers. At first, rail spurs ran down the center of piers inside the sheds. After 1910, most tracks were laid on the pier aprons outside the sheds. In both cases doorway has to be large enough for trains to pass through the front. It ceased operation in 1993.

Did you know...

The Port of San Francisco was a State of California agency for more than 100 years, from 1863 to 1969. It is now run by the City and County of San Francisco, and managed consistent with State Public Trust doctrine.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1QWQ
Tags
Year Placed2013
Placed ByPort of San Francisco
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 553914 N 4182405
Decimal Degrees37.78741667, -122.38768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.245', W 122° 23.261'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 14.7" N, 122° 23' 15.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)415, 510, 650, 310
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-541 The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94105, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Bryant Street
0.04 miles
Spear Street
0.04 miles
The Matson Line
0.05 miles
The Bay Bridge
0.12 miles
Harrison Street
0.15 miles
Beale Street
0.17 miles
Beale Street Wharf
0.17 miles
Hills Brothers Coffee
0.17 miles
Brannan Street
0.19 miles
Fireboats on the Bay
0.2 miles

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?