The Market Street Railway Blog

Welcome to the Market Street Railway Blog. This is where we post all new feature stories and news items about the F-line, the cable cars, Muni, and Market Street Railway. We’ll also be sharing links to other historic transit-related sites and stories that might be of interest to MSR members and guests.

Special thanks to Market Street Railway director Jamison Wieser for doing all of the behind-the-scenes coding and setting us up on the Movable Type system that powers the MSR Blog.

You will always be able to get to the MSR Blog from the homepage, but you may wish to bookmark to more easily keep up with our latest additions to the MSR Blog.

Another great way to keep abreast of new entries as they’re posted is to subscribe to the MSR Blog’s RSS feed
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notify you whenever the MSR Blog has been updated with a new entry. You
may bookmark our RSS feed directly in your browser if you use Firefox or Safari, or you may want to use an online feed reader, such as Google Reader, or an offline reader, such as NetNewsWire (Mac) or FeedDemon (Windows).

The sidebar on each page offers quick links to our permanent informational content, such as information on specific F-line cars, and how to become a Market Street Railway member. Also from the sidebar, you can organize all of our blog entries into specific categories, such as news or feature stories.

Another easy way to find the content you’re looking for is to simply use the search bar at the top and bottom of each page.

Most posts to the MSR Blog will be open to user comments, and we encourage all Market Street Railway members and guests to share your thoughts and stories. We ask only that you use appropriate language and be civil in your tone. Abusive comments will be removed.

If you’re interested in writing a piece for the MSR Blog, or being a regular contributor, drop us a line or submit your story to us at

We’ll be introducing more features as we continue to develop the blog, and welcome your input. If you have suggestions or ideas for features you’d like to see in the future, let us know in the comments below, or email us at