Photograph of a drawing by Ward Brothers of Columbus Ohio depicting a view along California Street hill, San Francisco, 1885. Kearny Street is visible in the lower left, with the clock tower of St. Mary's Cathedral visible above the other buildings on the right side of California Street approximately three-quarters of the way up the hill. High rise buildings advertise by sign along their sides. Streetcars navigate the hill. Legible signs include: "The German Savings & Loan Society", "[...] Gallery", and "California House".