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#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" at Mills Field. San Francisco celebrated the famous aviator by declaring the day “Lindbergh Day." #SFOHistory #SFHistory #CharlesLindbergh This tweet was posted on September 16, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #AvGeek #AviationHistory #SFHistory #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2022.
#OnThisDay in 1939, Pan American Airways’ first scheduled flight from Treasure Island departed. Constructed for the 1939–40 Golden Gate International Exposition, #PanAm relocated its seaplane base to Treasure Island in 1938. #SFHistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on February 05, 2019.
#Onthisday in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed at Mills Field in his history-making Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis." After completing the first solo transatlantic flight in May of that year, Lindbergh made stops at all 48 states.#avgeek #CharlesLindbergh #SFHistory This tweet was posted on September 16, 2022.
#Onthisday in 1936, the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public. Have you ever driven across the Bay Bridge? #SFHistory #BayBridge This tweet was posted on November 12, 2021.
#Remler's unique styling ranged from plastic-case sets with upholstered-motifs, to radios in striking glass enclosures and modern wooden cases. #RadioSFO #OnTheRadio #Radio #SFHistory This tweet was posted on May 01, 2018.
#Tbt to #GoldenGatePark and @deyoungmuseum on a clear and beautiful day around 1922! http://t.co/VnSsH3QRC8 #sfhistory This tweet was posted on April 30, 2015.
#ThrowbackThursday to @flySFO in 1942: http://t.co/rr8szFgGW5 #sfhistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on March 19, 2015.
.@KarlTheFog: disappointing Bay Area aerial photographers since forever: http://t.co/ROEdXFegRR #ThrowbackThursday #sfhistory This tweet was posted on June 04, 2015.
1920s Noe Valley, San Francisco. Taken by Stanley H. Page, a mechanical engineer & aerial photographer. #SFHistory This tweet was posted on March 18, 2016.
240 years ago today, Spanish explorers reached San Francisco and founded the modern city https://t.co/lUKSao8DfZ via @SFGate #SFHistory This tweet was posted on March 28, 2016.
A #PanAm Douglas DC-7 soars over San Francisco in the 1950s. #SFHistory This tweet was posted on December 18, 2015.
A rare look at the first two the administration buildings at the SFO site, built in 1927 & 1937. #TBT #SFHistory This tweet was posted on January 21, 2016.
Aerial photographer & aviation engineer, S. H. Page, used a huge camera to photograph SF circa 1920. #SFHistory This tweet was posted on July 22, 2016.
Amazing film of stunt & night flying at the 1915 #PPIE, as well as of the whole expo! http://t.co/J0j9z4mFqr #PPIE100 #sfhistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on April 03, 2015.
An airport along the Embarcadero? It could have happened... http://t.co/jOoC0vpoXA #tbt #1927 #sfhistory This tweet was posted on February 05, 2015.
Built for the Panama–Pacific International Exposition in 1915, the Palace of Fine Arts is a San Francisco landmark. This photo was taken about 5 years after the Expo & the remnants of the fair buildings are still visible. Have you ever been to the Palace of Fine Arts? #SFHistory This tweet was posted on August 31, 2018.
Can you spot the famous name listed here, in the second logbook for Mills Field Airport from 1928? #TBT #SFHistory This tweet was posted on February 11, 2016.
Castro Camera served as Milk’s headquarters for his political campaigns. A plaque has been installed on the sidewalk in front of the shop dedicated to Harvey Milk and his legacy. Have you ever visited the location of Castro Camera? #HarveyMilk #HarveyMilkExhibition #SFHistory This tweet was posted on August 01, 2022.
China Basin & Mission Bay in SF has gone through an enormous transformation within the last twenty years. Let's go even further back; this photo by earlier aviator & mechanical engineer S.H. Page shows China Basin & Mission Bay as an industrial hot spot in the 1920s. #sfhistory This tweet was posted on February 16, 2018.
Construction on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge began #onthisday in 1933. Have you ever traveled across the Bay Bridge? #SFHistory This tweet was posted on July 08, 2018.
Did you know that in the 1960s, there was a heliport next to the Ferry Building in San Francisco? #SFhistory This tweet was posted on May 20, 2016.
Did you know that in the 1960s, there was a heliport next to the Ferry Building in San Francisco? The San Francisco and Oakland (SFO) Helicopter Airlines operated local helicopter flights in the Bay Area. Did you ever fly on SFO Helicopter Airlines? #SFHistory #TBT This tweet was posted on January 31, 2019.
Did you know that the humble bobby pin originated in the Bay Area? Invented by San Francisco cosmetics manufacturer Luis Marcus, bobby pins made their debut following World War I and are named after the new bobbed hairstyles they kept in place. #HairStyle #SFHistory This tweet was posted on March 15, 2021.
Do you recognize this location? San Francisco has changed a lot in the last sixty years but these buildings have stayed the same. Fun fact: this street is now a one-way street! #SFHistory Image: KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) sales office, 1952. Gift of Julian Veovich. 2013.126.002 This tweet was posted on December 21, 2018.
Get a glimpse into San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood through Kari Orvik’s ongoing photography series, “Geneva”, centered on the corner of Mission Street and Geneva Avenue. #KariOrvik #Geneva #photography #SFHistory This tweet was posted on May 16, 2022.
Happy 80th birthday to San Francisco's most famous landmark! Have you ever been to the Golden Gate Bridge? #HBD #GGB80 #SFHistory @GGBridge This tweet was posted on May 27, 2017.
Happy Birthday to the Golden Gate Bridge! The bridge spans almost two miles of water between Marin County and San Francisco and held the title of the longest suspension bridge for almost 30 years. Have you visited this popular tourist destination? #SFHistory #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on May 27, 2020.
Happy Birthday, BART! On September 11, 1972, BART opened for service operating through 12 stations from MacArthur Station to Fremont Station. In the first five days, it transported over 100,000 passengers. #SFHistory @SFBART This tweet was posted on September 09, 2022.
Happy Birthday, San Francisco! Our fabulous city was incorporated #onthisday in 1850. Locals celebrate April 15 as 415 day, which is also the local telephone area code. What does San Francisco mean to you? #415day #SanFrancisco #sfhistory This tweet was posted on April 15, 2022.
Have you ever been to #SanFrancisco's City Hall? In this photo taken in 1924, our City Hall would have only been about 9 yrs old. #SFhistory This tweet was posted on August 04, 2017.
Her work is often site-specific and engages ideas of presence and absence; exploring what we hold onto, what we let go, and where we place value. #KariOrvik #Geneva #photography #SFHistory This tweet was posted on May 16, 2022.
Hired by the Civil Aeronautics Authority in 1942 as an air traffic controller in Salt Lake City, she transferred to San Francisco in 1946 and became the first female air traffic control watch supervisor in the country. #SFOHistory #avgeek #SFO #SFHistory This tweet was posted on December 13, 2021.
How many SF landmarks can you name from this 1950 map distributed by Philippine Air Lines? #SFHistory This tweet was posted on August 12, 2016.
In 1911, an Aviation Meet was held at Selfridge Field, the present site of @ShopsAtTanforan near @flySFO. #sfhistory This tweet was posted on March 04, 2016.
In 1973, #ChinaAirlines distributed this colorful map of #SanFrancisco featuring an illustration of the iconic The Sing Chong Building in SF's #Chinatown. #SFHistory This tweet was posted on May 04, 2018.