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Title: Biennial report of the Board of State Harbor Commissioners for ..
Year: 1865 (1860s)
Authors: California. Board of State Harbor Commissioners for San Francisco Harbor
Subjects: California. Board of State Harbor Commissioners for San Francisco Harbor Harbors Waterfronts Shipping
Publisher: San Francisco : Winterburn & Co
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: California State Library Califa/LSTA Grant
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or the additional advantages of loca-tion a rental of 0 per month, an increase over the former rentalreceived of 0. However, the arrangement of the exhibits in the navehas not been sufficiently modern or attractive to please either the Cali-fornia Development Board or the Board of State Harbor Commissionersand the Development Board has arranged to remove its exhibit from thesouth end of the nave to a position along the entire east wall of thegrand nave of the building. This exhibit is designed to be the mostattractive exhibit of its kind ever shown in San Francisco and will bofinanced by the various county organizations. A start has been madvand it is hoped that early in the next biennial period the exhibit will becomplete. The first step has necessitated a change in the method ofentering the waiting rooms of the Key Route and Southern Pacific onthe upper floor, which arrangement, however, is working out satisfactorily. 2—22487 18 REPORT OF BOARD OF STATE HARBOR COMMISSIONERS.
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REPORT OF BOARD OF STATE HARBOR COMMISSIONERS. 19 In July, 1920, the Board obtained a new tenant of the space on themezzanine floor formerly occupied by the California Development Board.This tenant is the United States Department of Forestry, which occupiesthe entire space formerly assigned to the California Development Boardwith some additional storage space on the dolphin for which the Boardnow receives a rental of ,000 per month. Belt Line Railroad. During the biennial period the Board has added to the efficiency ofthe Belt Railroad, notably in the rearrangement of the tracks on thenorth side of the harbor, a more detailed description of which will befound in the report of the superintendent of the Belt Railroad; thiscost upwards of 0,000. The switching charge on the Belt Railroad is .50 per car, which isthe cheapest of any port in the United States and is only equalled byone other port in North America. Notwithstanding the fact that thetranscontinental lines admit that this
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