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Let's continue our walk through "Hibbard's Third." We began last week at today's Chestnut Street and Eagle Avenue. (1). Had we set the clock back to the 1854 or so, we would have been at the intersection of Minnow and Eagle streets in the Town of Encinal.
In 1874, Columbus Bartlett paved Chestnut Street making it one of the first paved streets on the peninsula. Bartlett also laid out sidewalks along each side of the improved street.
Last week we learned that A. A. Cohen's San Francisco and Alameda Railroad ran on tracks along Linnet Street in 1864. (The street's name was later appropriately changed first to Railroad Avenue, then to Lincoln Avenue.)