The Ferry Building looms in the background as
this PCC heads along Market St.
When the light rail routes were being
readied for subway running the original plan was to remove surface
tracks on Market -- which would have
ended over a century of rail street operation. Preservation forces
gained the day, and the current Historic Streetcar service is
The F-line is operated by Muni, but the
non-profit organization known as Market Street Railway partners in providing much
volunteer and financial support, including acquisition, restoration and maintenance of the vehicles.