Looking Down San Francisco’s Powell Street in 1866

  • May 4, 2015

What a cool old photo of San Francisco from just after the Civil War. Make sure you click on it for some great details in a larger image.

Powell Street from the Lincoln School House, San Francisco

Source: Library of Congress

You’re looking from the Lincoln School House, which I believe was approximately at 5th St. Below is an what it looks like today on Google Street View.