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The current car 16 is a newly built vehicle (dedicated 1990) that utilized the roof of the original car 16 (formerly 516) built in 1893-94 by Carter Bros. It wears the 1939 Muni livery of blue and gold.

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 1997:


Car 16 at Powell and Market Sts. on January 9, 1997. Five photos added 07/19/11.

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2008:


Car 16 at Powell and Market Sts. on September 14, 2008. Seven photos added 07/19/11.

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2009:


Car 16 at Powell and Market Sts. on February 1, 2009.

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2011:


Powell car 16 at Powell and California Sts. on January 2, 2011. Six photos added 01/18/11.


Powell car 16 at Powell and Market Sts. in the early evening hours on January 2, 2011. Five photos added 01/18/11.


Powell car 16 at Powell and McAllister Sts. on a wet May 31, 2011. Five photos added 08/04/11.



Powell car 16 lays over, uses the turntable, loads passengers, and heads outbound on a run on July 20, 2011. Eleven photos added 08/04/11.



Powell car 16 at Taylor St. and Columbus Ave. on July 28, 2011. Six photos added 08/04/11.

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2012:


Powell car 16 at the Market St. end of the line on the evening of December 27, 2012. It was decorated for the holiday season by Ghirardelli Chocolate. Nine photos added 08/05/14.



Powell car 16 in Ghirardelli decorations outbound at Powell and Ellis Sts. (first four photos) on the evening of December 27, 2012. Because of traffic delays, I was also able to photograph the car at Powell and O'Farrell Sts. (last six photos). Ten photos added 08/05/14.

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2013:

Powell car 16 at the Hyde and Beach layover on May 30, 2013. One photo added 08/27/14.