A subway and rapid transit system for San Francisco a report to Mayor Elmer E. Robinson by San Francisco (Calif.). Dept. of City Planning.

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Other titlesRapid transit for San Francisco.
Statementby Paul Oppermann.
ContributionsOppermann, Paul., De Leuw, Cather & Company., San Francisco (Calif.). City Planning Commission.
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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