SAN FRANCISCO IMAGES: BEFORE 1860

The Ohlone managed the landscape through use of fire. They traveled on the bay in tule canoes:

ohlone boatOHLONE FIREOhlone village sites:Ohlone_villages-mapohlone1ohlone3Pre-colonial landscape:IMG_1964

Capt. Beechey’s map from 1826-7:sf mapJust before the Gold Rush:early yerba buena town
First United States map of San Francisco, before Gold Rush.sf1848

1849, Gold Rush boomtown and bay fillearly mapearlysf1early-yerba-buena YB PORTSan Francisco viewed from Yerba Buena Island, circa 1850.SF from YB

1851 and the ships abandoned by crews

1851MapSF-1851YB PORT2YB PORT3YB PORT4San Francisco in 1852:SF DURING GOLD RUSH-18521855 view of city from Rincon Point:SF FROM RINCON PT-1855South of Market developed despite the natural landscape and marshes:soma yesterday

 

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