First BART Journey Through Transbay Tube

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from August 10th 1973 by Pat O'Brien, featuring scenes of the first BART passenger journey through the Transbay Tube. Includes views of the train approaching the tube, of Montgomery BART station and an interview with the driver, who speculates that: "Maybe someday 150 years from now, somebody will seriously ask the question who was the first to go through. If they do, I'll be remembered."

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
8/10/1973
Recording medium
16mm color co-magnetic sound film
0:57
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 113552
Views
2876

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Although I had grown up watching BART being built and had even toured Lake Merritt Station in July 1972, I didn't ride BART until after this date (a few month's after I had graduated from High School).

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