Tram is a symbol of San Francisco. First tram came on line in 1873. The founder of this road was Andrew Smith Hallidie and the chief engineer – William Eppelsheimer. The patent for this design belonged to Abner Doubleday. Considering that this type of transport has become very popular, Helliday became very wealthy rich man.
Today there are three cable car lines in San Francisco, the ride on them is considered a major tourist attraction.
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