Was a sunken gold rush ship tunneled through to make BART?greenspun.com : LUSENET : San Francisco History : One Thread
I know there are many gold rush ships beneath the financial district in downtown San Francisco. I have also heard there were several discovered during the construction of BART under Market St. In addition, I have heard reports that one ship was physically tunneled through while making BART (heard this on a "Barbary Coast" special on PBS). Thus, when one rides BART down Market St. he actually goes through an old ship. I have several friends that think I'm crazy. Are they correct?
-- Brent Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 21, 2001
The ship's name is ROME or ROMA
See SF Chronicle 3/14/99
Also DelGardo's "To California by sea"
-- Bill Ferrero (email@example.com), September 21, 2001.