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#938 on 3 line on Berkeley section of single track. Note zig zag track in background. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room


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Norm   [Aug 28, 2005 at 09:55 PM]
Would anyone know when the trestle was replaced with the fill?
Carlos   [Mar 15, 2005 at 04:50 PM]
Since this is fill which replaced a trestle bridge, perhaps the track had to be centered to avert ground settling problems.
Stash   [Jan 04, 2005 at 08:17 PM]
One would presume the kink in the track is where double track becomes single. However, I cannot see a switch in the photo. There was considerable single track on Euclid and also Arlington. The location of this shot is on Euclid Ave. in Berkeley in front of the Berkeley Rose Garden, between Eunice St. and Bay View St. The car is headed north on Euclid to Regal Road, end of the line. Route 3 ran out Grove Street (now known as MLK) from downtown Oakland.

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