San Francisco, Oakland and Other Bay Cities: A Visitor's Guide (Classic Reprint)

San Francisco, Oakland and Other Bay Cities: A Visitor's Guide (Classic Reprint)

by Rand McNally and Company

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Excerpt from San Francisco, Oakland and Other Bay Cities: A Visitor's Guide

San Francisco has people, and ranks as the twelfth city of the Union. It is an unusually public - spirited, wide - awake place, one Of the few cities that have actually begun to group their public buildings in a civic center. San Franciscans take great pride in the appearance Of their city, and many Of its municipal buildings are of remarkable beauty.

The city now has an elaborate system of privately owned water works, but it is looking into the future and is planning the most remarkable municipal waterworks plant in the United States. One hundred and Sixty miles away in the Sierras the city owns a water shed Of acres given it by the federal government, the Hetch Hetchy grant. Four hundred million gallons of water a day and 2 horse power will be supplied by this plant when it is in Operation. About has already been spent on it, and the final cost will be several times greater.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781397298461
Publisher: 1kg Limited
Publication date: 01/30/2019
Pages: 92
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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