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Ocean Terrace


Ocean Terrace & autos c1900 (John O'Neill)
Ocean Terrace opened not long after the train went into operation in 1888.

 


Merrie Way 1899-2003 overlay map
Base photo is from 2001, so there’s no Visitor Center or parking lot yet.  Merrie Way is at center.
John Martini  4/13/2020

 


1899 Sanborn, Cliff Avenue
Ocean Terrace was directly across Cliff Avenue from the main entry gates to Sutro Heights. It shows up in the background of lots of photos.
John Martini  4/13/2020

 

 

Bush's Shooting Gallery


The San Francisco Examiner - Dec 20 1879
 


San Francisco Chronicle - May 14 1889
 


San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 24 1891


San Francisco Call - 24 Aug 1891

 


San Francisco Call - 6 March 1894
 

The park’s archeologist founded dozens of empty .22 casings at the site when it was excavated back around 2010.
John Martini  4/13/2020