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A cable car turns onto Washington Street with the Transamerica Pyramid in the background Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

San Francisco's Iconic Cable Cars To Shut Down For Repairs

The city's transit agency says it needs to get the manually operated cable cars off the street to rehabilitate the gearboxes that power the system that started in the 1890s. Shuttle buses will instead transport people along the steep streets of the cable car routes.
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