Andrew Smith Hallidie
Site of Eastern Terminus First Street Cars in World Propelled by Cable
Commenced operation August 1, 1875. Ceased February 15, 1942.
Invented and installed by Andrew S. Hallidie, born London, England March 16, 1836.
Died San Francisco, April 24, 1900. Pioneer manufacturer of wire cables,
regent University of California, twice member Board of Freeholders
for drafting city charter. Served on first Board of Trustees of the
San Francisco Public Library.
Registered State Landmark No. 500
Tablet placed by the California State Park Commission
Base furnished by Friends of Andrew S. Hallidie