Cable Car Film Clip From 1906 (A.k.a. "cobblestone Chaos")

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There is a video on Facebook of a street life in San Francisco in 1906*.

*four days before the Great California Earthquake of April 18th 1906.

OK, so it's not Buenos Aires, but most likely it is not very different. Perhaps SF had a few more cars, but the unlined street is filled with:

-Pedestrians
-Trams (cable cars)
-Automobiles
-Bicyclists
-People on horse back
-Horse drawn carts

The "rule of the road" appears to be "Try Not To Get Hit".

In Argentina the slogan might have been "Quilombo Para Todos!"

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10150117648442761
 
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