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Up, Up, But Never Quite Away

A journey on the historic San Francisco cable car route

The tourists form abstract dimensions between the proselytizers, the hot dog and flower vendors, bucket drummers, breakdancers, and the end-of-the-world profiteers. They wait with chummy countenances and snap pictures in a long, arcing line that follows the cable car turnaround at Powell’s southern cul-de-sac, and then…

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