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Good Circa-1954 Pic Of SFO  
User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6835 posts, RR: 6
Posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 2188 times:

Maybe you've all seen this one, but I hadn't--

http://www.alyta.com/pictures/SFOAirport/SFOAirport.jpg

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User currently offlineAirCop From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2145 times:

Looks alot different today..

User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3007 posts, RR: 26
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2113 times:

WOW!? Thanks for sharing, I too have never seen it before, even though it's my home airport! Amazing how completely different it looks!

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineUSPIT10L From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 3295 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2067 times:

Quoting Timz (Thread starter):
Maybe you've all seen this one, but I hadn't--

Looks like Concourse D (now vacant), Concourse E and F. Much different now. Thanks for the trip down memory lane!



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User currently offlineTbear815 From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 704 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2041 times:

That terminal is the base of what is today. Before the "new" terminal opened in the mid-50's, the airport terminal was somewhat north of the present complex. I vaguely remember pre-1954(?), but the gates were all open. If you see the movie "The High and the Mighty," you'll see the old building in the final shots.

User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2699 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1980 times:

Here is the "after" photo:


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Photo © Tom Bukowski



User currently offlineStirling From Italy, joined Jun 2004, 3943 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1945 times:

I have seen photos from that era but not this one, great time piece!

Trying to think how long the airport lasted in this configuration? My first recall of SFO is from 1967. It was 'kinda' like this....I want to say the South Terminal had been built by then...PS is all I remember being down there.



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