San Francisco hundreds of years ago

For some reason I am fascinated by the evolution of the cities I’ve lived in over time. Images of decade-old streets that I now walk day-to-day are inspiring in a way that looking at what is there today isn’t.

Here’s a quick look at San Francisco’s waterfront, and what it looked like hundreds of years ago:
SF in 1846/7

Amazing what a city ravaged by earthquakes will do to the water ways over the years, just look at how many of them have been filled in!
SF in 1890

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