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Age-old crafts keep San Francisco cable cars chugging

Age-old crafts keep San Francisco cable cars chugging

Close Cable Car Restoration At Muni’s Cable Car Barn, inside the San Francisco Cable Car Museum, that the painting of lettering and trim, along withother finishing touches, take place. Cable Car Restoration Pete Cunha, a senior carpenter, takes a measurement while restoring a cable car at the Cable Car Barn. Cable Car Restoration Lead painter Dan Hicks stands with some of the cable car signs he has painted. Cable Car Restoration Pete Cunha inspects a track shoe brake made out of wood specifically for a cable car. Cable Car Restoration At Muni’s Cable Car Barn, inside the San Francisco Cable Car Museum, that the painting of lettering and trim, along withother finishing touches, take place. Cable Car Restoration Pete Cunha, a senior carpenter, takes a measurement while restoring a cable car at the Cable Car Barn. Cable Car Restoration Lead painter Dan Hicks stands with some of the cable car signs he has painted. Cable Car Restoration Pete Cunha inspects a track shoe brake made out of wood specifically for a cable car. Two anniversaries are in order for San Francisco’s cable cars. It’s been 149 years since Andrew S. Hallidie successfully tested a car …

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