Before automobiles and buses there were streetcars or trolleys in virtually every American city. Streetcars & Trolleys recalls that era through historic photographs from around the United States. Images from city systems featured include: Baltimore, Chicago, Minneapolis, New Orleans, San Diego, Yonkers, and more.
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Streetcar lines and locations featured in this edition include:
√ Chicago, Aurora and Elgin Car 453 has stopped to pick up passengers at Batavia Junction,
Illinois in January 1951. 453 provided local service between Chicago and Aurora, Illinois.
√ Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway Snow Sweeper 024 is working eastbound on Farnham
Street, one of the busiest streets in Omaha, Nebraska on March 25, 1952.
√ Chicago Transit Authority Car 298 is on Chicago Avenue at Kedzie on March 13, 1951.
√ San Diego Electric Railway Car 421 is at Balboa Park in San Diego, California on April 22, 1949.
The rail line shut down a few weeks later.
√ The Third Avenue Railway System (TARS) was built to extra-large proportions. Here is Car 397 coming through downtown Yonkers, New York on July 12, 1952.
√ This is Milwaukee Rapid Transit and Speedrail Company Car 66, seen here at West Junction, Wisconsin on June 14, 1951.
√ Baltimore Transit Car 5745 is on the Ellicott City Shuttle at Catonsville, Maryland on July 1, 1951.
√ Sand Springs Railway Car 72 is arriving at Tulsa, Oklahoma in September 1954.
√ Twin Cities Rapid Transit Lines PCC Car 433 is in the Como Park area of Minneapolis,
Minnesota in September 1953.
√ New Orleans Public Service War Bond Car 832 is on Route 19 at New Orleans, Louisiana on
October 17, 1943.
√ Lehigh Valley Transit Company Car 704 is at the 69th Street Terminal at Allentown,
Pennsylvania on September 7, 1948.
√ Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Car 118 is at the Crandic Yard at Iowa City, Iowa in the winter of 1948.
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