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keysystemmap545051 viewsOld map of Key Route system. Key's Berkeley trains to Sacramento Street are still "proposed". Thanks to Stash for forwarding this one over. Click on image a 2nd time to display full size image.360 comments
F_tunnel_MDO.jpg
F_tunnel_MDO220963 views"F" train for San Francisco exits Northbrae Tunnel, Berkeley, at Hopkins St. Photo by Michael Ongerth. John Stashik Collection284 comments
exKey_Argentina_3372_001.jpg
exKey_Argentina_3372_001107943 viewsex-Key System unit in Argentina. Note the trolley pole, split windows, covered coupler, jumper cables and no more route letter sign on front of unit. John Stashik Collection233 comments
Key121_Bancroft_Shattuck.jpg
Key121_Bancroft_Shattuck71843 viewsWestbound "F" train on Shattuck Ave. at Bancroft Way in downtown Berkeley. Unit 121; April 15, 1958. John Stashik Collection6 comments
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My Grandpa Blatt's Police Vehicle Permit Allowing Access For Key System Transit Lines Emergencies...47422 views28 comments
Key967.jpg
Key96734872 viewsKey System 18 car turns from Lakeshore Av. onto Walla Vista in Oakland. Courtesy of John Stashik117 comments
Key_System_station.jpg
Key_System_station13699 viewsKey System Piedmont Station. Clock tower and building to left still exist to this day. There is a Key System plaque now right about where that C train is. Thanks to Greg Weirich for permission to post. Photo by J C Weirich89 comments
Arroyo_before_after.jpg
Arroyo_before_after8686 viewsArroyo Ave, Oakland. Before & After. Inset: Key System 687 on the C-Piedmont line just east of Grand Ave (date unknown). The tracks running straight are for the 10-Piedmont Ave streetcar line. Now photo taken summer of 2002 by Sam Lewit89 comments
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WPvs9877230 viewsWP train collision with Key streetcar in East Oakland. John Stashik Collection12 comments
clinespecial.jpg
clinespecial6749 views#271 Special car at Oakland Ave end of C line. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room46 comments
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save00146747 viewsRegular "G" car in hole. Special car 271 in front. Note large expanse of right-of-way for future use leading to Richmond. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room22 comments
keyanrptcvr1946.jpg
keyanrptcvr19465749 viewsFront cover of 1946 Key System annual report.14 comments
Oakland_Av_before_after.jpg
Oakland_Av_before_after5339 viewsOakland Av C-Line. Before & After. Now photo taken summer of 2002 by Sam Lewit11 comments
Key664.jpg
Key6645318 viewsKey System 664 is shown at Hopkins and California Sts. in Berkeley on the H route, 1935. Courtesy of John Stashik4 comments
Key_Berkeley1910.jpg
Key_Berkeley19105199 viewsBack when the Key Route was new! Berkeley in 1910. John Stashik Collection2 comments
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trib7_17_695088 viewsOakland Tribune July 17th, 1969 Article describing Emeryville's great car building capabilities.2 comments
Key178_B.jpg
Key178_B5049 viewsEastward "B" train on Grand Ave. between Valdez and Harrison Sts. in Oakland, Sept., 1956. John Stashik Collection47 comments
KeyRouteInn.jpg
KeyRouteInn4999 viewsThe famous Key Route Inn on the 22nd Street line of the San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose Railway. The downtown Oakland street would later be known as Grand Avenue, route of the B-line. Courtesy of John Stashik12 comments
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chron6_6_084925 viewsChronicle June 6th, 1908 Description of new line to be built to San Jose (never "fully" materialized).2 comments
Key_SanPabloSta.jpg
Key_SanPabloSta4772 views40th & San Pablo, Emeryville. A Key train stops at this well known station. Courtesy of John Stashik20 comments
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save00134664 viewsSpecial at B line Underhills station. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room13 comments
Key123_F.jpg
Key123_F4659 viewsWestbound "F" exits Northbrae Tunnel at Hopkins & Sutter Sts., Berkeley in 1958. John Stashik Collection
Piedmont_before_after.jpg
Piedmont_before_after4590 viewsAt Piedmont Community Center. Now photo taken in summer of 2002 by Sam Lewit4 comments
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save00114574 views#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 Room7 comments
B_curve_w.jpg
B_curve_w4537 viewsOld trackage as seen in May 2004 John Stashik Collection2 comments
F_EuniceBr_MDO.jpg
F_EuniceBr_MDO4461 viewsWestbound "F" at the Eunice Street bridge, Berkeley. Photo by Michael Ongerth. John Stashik Collection13 comments
richmondunderpass.jpg
richmondunderpass4441 viewsCar #38 at new SP underpass for MacDonald Ave Richmond, 1907. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room1 comments
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save00154387 views#271 special car in cut between Broadway and Piedmont station on C line. Note block signal for single track use. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room1 comments
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save00104375 viewsKS Special using SN 1005 up on B line at Underhills J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oakland History Room30 comments
Key_7_Arlington_Ardmore.jpg
Key_7_Arlington_Ardmore4372 viewsKey System 7 car at end of track, Kensington, 1947. The motorman has not changed poles yet. The other end of the route ran up Euclid Ave. in Berkeley. John Stashik Collection4 comments
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stepdetail4097 views# 575 on the F line stored between runs at tower #2. Platform detail. Note valve next to ventilator, IFA signal is run by an arm drops and trips this valve throwing train into emergency. Has to be manually reset. J.G.Graham Collection Courtesy of the Oa3 comments
Key155.jpg
Key1553780 viewsKey System, A-line, Oakland Courtesy of John Stashik
Key687.jpg
Key6873683 viewsDescending the hill from Grand Avenue on the C-Piedmont line is Key System 687. Courtesy of John Stashik7 comments
Key925_2_7thCedar.jpg
Key925_2_7thCedar3634 viewsKSTL car at 7th & Cedar, Oakland, 1948. John Stashik Collection6 comments
Key175_F.jpg
Key175_F3596 views"F" train at Solano & The Alameda, Berkeley, September 1956. John Stashik Collection6 comments
Key152_E.jpg
Key152_E3459 viewsDomingo Ave. bound "E" train on 55th at Vicente St., Oakland in Sept. 1956. Telegraph Ave. is the intersection in the background. John Stashik Collection4 comments
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