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Lombard Street
05-JUN-2012

Lombard Street

Lombard Street is best known for the one-way section on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sharp turns or switchbacks . The switchback's design, first suggested by property owner Carl Henry and instituted in 1922, was born out of necessity in order to reduce the hill's natural 27% grade, which was too steep for most vehicles

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vifut19-Nov-2013 20:26
The one and only ... (BV)
DENZA17-May-2013 17:32
OMG-- that is fantasice -- all are great, big vote for your gallery too!!
A/CWyman03-Jul-2012 02:30
Your night shots are really looking nice. I especially like this one. Nice work. AW
Cedric Sims06-Jun-2012 08:34
This is a nice shot, Worth the wait! v
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