Posts Tagged ‘incline’

Coors Truck Can’t Handle the Rocky Mountains of San Francisco: High-Centered in Nob Hill on a Very Steep Incline

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Adam Derewecki took this shot - he has the deets:

Reddit SF comments here.

Good Times: Cops Take Over Filbert Street to Test BMWs – “Police Motorcycle Training on an Incline”

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Like this:

 

The Reason Why San Francisco Has Cable Cars

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

The reason why San Francisco put in cable cars in the first place was general hilliness, as here on California Street in Nob Hill. See the tracks near the middle of the street?  

But none of these blocks makes the list of the steepest in San Francisco and it’s not too far, so you can always hoof it up this short distance instead (unless you’re wearing pretty shoes). 

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