As Mark Twain once said “San Franciscans prefer to TiVo their summers.”
Actually, that’s completely untrue. Twain never said that. In fact, the thought never even crossed his mind. Then again, he didn’t say that bit about “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco,” either. Nevertheless, both misattributions describe a set of circumstances are quite genuine: Autumn in San Francisco really does function as the city’s summer, as the cold fog of summer melts away amid gallons of warm fall sunshine.
That also makes it a great time of year for streetcar photography. Here are a few recent contributions to the Market Street Railway’s Flickr group: