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Mill Valley in the 1940s
General view of Mill Valley in the 1940s. Highway 101 is in the foreground with Alto subdivision homes on far side, and Corte Madera Grade is visible.

Miller and Locust Avenues
Business area at Miller and Locust Avenues in the 1940s.

Almonte Station
Almonte Station around 1940. This was the turnoff from the main line of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad to Mill Valley. This is now Almonte Boulevard (turning into Miller Avenue) and near the station house on the left is the Golden Gate Transit bus stop and a small commuter parking area.

The train depot became a bus depot
The downtown Mill Valley train depot became a bus depot after Greyhound buses replaced the dying railroad. Photo c. 1940.

First graduating class of Park (Tamalpais) School
First graduating class of Park School (then called Tamalpais School) in new building. Photo taken January, 1940.

Mill Valley Post Office
Mill Valley Post Office in the late 1940s.

Downtown Mill Valley
Northwestern Pacific tracks approaching downtown Mill Valley in 1941.

Mill Valley Police Department
Mill Valley Police Department, c. 1943.

Miller Avenue during flood
Miller Avenue looking south, c. 1945, during a flood caused by heavy rains.

Mountain Home Inn
The Mountain Home Inn on the slopes of Mt Tamalpais c. 1946.

Miller at Throckmorton
Looking south on Miller Avenue at Throckmorton Avenue, 1940s.

Last updated: 11/29/2007 6:23:25 PM