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Movers load 139-year-old San Francisco house onto giant dollies, roll it to new address six blocks away – ABC News

Onlookers line San Francisco footpaths to watch as the green home rolls — at a top speed of 1.6 kilometres per hour — to a location six blocks away, in a move years…

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After 139 years at 807 Franklin Street in San Francisco, a two-storey Victorian house has a new address.

  • Movers had to secure permits from more than 15 agencies ahead of the move, a local paper said
  • The house’s owner reportedly spent about $US400,000 in fees and moving costs
  • The home previously sat on a prime lot and its owner sold the property to a developer, the San Francisco Chronicle wrote

The green home with large windows and a brown front door was loaded onto giant dollies and moved on Sunday…

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