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The Sound of The Underground

The constant clangor of Market Street’s four lanes of trolley-car tracks was once an unavoidable fact of life for San Franciscans. Called “The Roar of the Four,” this constant obstreperous racket has since been moved underground into a subway tunnel running beneath Market, part of a light rail/streetcar hybrid transportation system called the MUNI Metro. Instead of clogging up street traffic, as they had for 50-plus years, the streetcars…

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