Alameda, Its Growth, Progress and Future

Alameda, Its Growth, Progress and Future : A Few Facts, Figures, Pictures and Descriptions That May Interest You, Are Herewith Presented (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Alameda, Its Growth, Progress and Future: A Few Facts, Figures, Pictures and Descriptions That May Interest You, Are Herewith Presented Along the easterly shore of San Francisco Bay, nestling beneath Contra Costa hills, which afford shelter from the north winds, lies Alameda, the cleanest, brightest and most beautiful city on the Pacific Slope, covering an area of 3300 acres, being four miles long and on an average one mile in width. 5% Population, Distant from San Francisco seven miles and from Oakland three miles, connection between the latter city and Alameda being made by steam and electric railways and between Alameda and San Francisco by two separate lines of railroad and ferry systems. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243175728
  • 9780243175727