The National Park Service has announced the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Extension of F-Line Streetcar Service to Fort Mason Center. The project would lengthen the historic streetcar F-line from Fisherman's Wharf to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (SF Maritime NHP) and on to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), ending at the Fort Mason Center. For more information about the project, including links to the FEIS in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format, please visit http://parkplanning.nps.gov/streetcarextension.
The National Park Service (NPS) has concluded that it must proceed with the dismantling of the Wapama, a National Historic Landmark wooden ship, because of the vessel's deteriorated condition and hazardous state. This action is pursuant to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park General Management Plan (GMP)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Record of Decision of October 9, 1997. More information about the action, and the ability to comment online, is available through this link http://parkplanning.nps.gov/wapama
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San Francisco Fire, 1906. A painting by William A. Coulter. The "Great Earthquake" shook the city at 5:12 am on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. William A. Coulter, a maritime artist and journalist, painted this scene on a ten foot wide window shade that he pulled from a demolished bank building in the rubble of the still-burning city. More...