So they’re demolishing the Transbay Terminal, we all know that. But what are they doing with the fixtures, furniture, etc? I was looking at pictures of it and it seems like there is some stuff with real character in there. Are they doing anything with that stuff (auctioning it off?) or is it all getting junked?

Don’t worry – you’ll be able to look at (if not sit on) the old Transbay Terminal benches again. Joyce Oishi, a member of the Transbay Program Management team, told me that several museums — such as the California State Railroad Museum, the Western Railway Museum, and the future CalTrans Museum — came through the terminal and salvaged “anything significant.” Keep a look out for that “Shoe Shine” shine coming to a museum near(ish) you.

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