A ship found buried under Folsom Street in San Francisco... Source in comments

San Francisco is literally a ship burial ground. Below, you can see where ships are entombed just below the surface, in addition to what the shores of San Francisco used to look like before it was altered. Good map of all known buried ships.

In looking through the Library of Congress's Civil War pictures I found these of the USS Camanche. A Passaic class monitor, it was built in Jersey.

Looking North-Northwest up Steuart Street Vantage point is just south of the Howard Street intersection. San Francisco, CA, USA, 1866

Telegraph hill from Vallejo Street, Wharf--San Francisco

John William Waterhouse, Picture Collection, Cool Things, Student-centered Resources, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay, Student Centered Resources

John William Waterhouse, Picture Collection, Cool Things, Student-centered Resources, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay, Student Centered Resources

A lovely private residence in San Francisco in Photo: Library Of Congress/Courtesy

Another view of the South Park square, complete with a park in the middle. Photo: Library Of Congress/Courtesy

A look back into San Francisco's history may make you feel better about how much you're paying to rent here today.

$1 million to rent a tent: Insane Gold Rush prices that make modern-day SF seem cheap

A look back into San Francisco's history may make you feel better about how much you're paying to rent here today.

The view along Laguna Street leading up to the Protestant Orphan Asylum. Photo: Library Of Congress/Courtesy

First Presbyterian Church, Stockton Street, San Francisco

Goat Island - San Francisco Bay, from Rincon Hill

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