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Interesting footage from 1906
« on: September 22, 2013, 11:52:46 AM »
Market Street , San Francisco 14th of April 1906....

4 days before the devastating earthquake..

Fantastic film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=NINOxRxze9k

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Re: Interesting footage from 1906
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2013, 12:09:55 PM »
great stuff ! and we think it's dangerous on our roads ! i wonder was it here they invented the traffic lights ? did that tram end up hitting the horse at the very end ?
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Re: Interesting footage from 1906
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2013, 12:24:56 PM »
I saw this a while ago, great piece of film!
Just remember: as one door closes behind you, another slams in your face

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Re: Interesting footage from 1906
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2013, 08:54:26 PM »
Dear Bob

The drivers on Market street have not improved much since 1906.

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Re: Interesting footage from 1906
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2013, 09:08:01 PM »
Although Karl Benz did not invent cars he was the first to manufacture them for sale, enabling more people to start driving. When asked if this was likely to prove dangerous he replied that there were no more than 100 people in the world capable of driving a car.

I agree!
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