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San Francisco's Potrero Hill (Images of America: California)

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In the early 1800s, it was called the Potrero Nuevo, or "new pasture." Gold-rush squatters soon put the squeeze on Mission Dolores's grazing cattle, and when the fog lifted, Potrero Hill became the first industrial zone in San Francisco, with iron-smelting plants, butcheries, and shipbuilding dominating the waterfront during the late 19th century. The Hill has been home to ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 6th 2005 by Arcadia Publishing (first published July 27th 2005)
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