[401 California Street at right & Sansome Street]
Large groups of people are standing along a wooden rail fence, looking toward some business buildings. The center building is the Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York. A few of the businesses housed there are: The Canadian Bank of Commerce, San Francisco & North Pacific Railroad Co., the Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York, and a feed company. The building to the left has a sign for Wenderoth and Turner Printers. The building on the right is the Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. building. A large pile of files and cabinets are in the foreground.