San Francisco traffic Behavior in 1909 makes Taiwan look tame


Doh: here’s the url

Better version below, cleaned up, especially the parts where the frames jump. And I heard that this was taken in 1906, a few days before the Big Quake.

In any case, it’s great to see a 100-year-old view of a trip down Market Street heading toward the Ferry Building, which is still there.


Thanks Chris. I should have searched for another version. It’s interesting to see how people behaved in all that new fangled traffic. Cable cars, horseless carriages, bi cycles, and all the old kinds of transport as well. What Chaos!