Historical Photos

Buggy Traffic on the Great Highway

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The creation of the Great Highway in the 19th century gave horse riders and buggy drivers a broad road to enjoy at Ocean Beach. This circa 1905 view shows a couple rolling by the U.S. Life Saving Service (predecessor of the Coast Guard) complex and North Windmill of Golden Gate Park. Photo courtesy of a private collector/Western Neighborhoods Project.

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