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Topic: electric railroads

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[Street car crossing bridge, Denver, Colorado]

[Street car crossing bridge, Denver, Colorado]

Photograph shows two connecting street cars crossing over a bridge.

Armour's electric trolley /

Armour's electric trolley /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards. Part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects presen... more

Electric railway map of eastern New England.

Electric railway map of eastern New England.

Outline map showing townships, cities and towns, and existing and proposed electric railroads in red. Includes names of lines and junction points.

Railroad map of Ohio published by the state, prepared under the direction of commissioner of railroads and telegraphs.

Railroad map of Ohio published by the state, prepared under the direct...

Shows counties, cities and towns, railroad network with named lines, and a list of "Railways operating in Ohio" and "Electric railways operating in Ohio."

New Jersey. Ridgewood North Jersey Rapid Transit

New Jersey. Ridgewood North Jersey Rapid Transit

Photograph shows the streetcar No. 16, Paterson, Ridgewood and Suffern.

Niagara, the lower Gorge

Niagara, the lower Gorge

In album prepared by Detroit Photographic Co. to use as a catalog in its office. Sign on Niagara Gorge Railroad trolley: The Great GorgeRoute. Detroit Publishing Co., no. 51123. Gift; State Historical Society o... more

Niagara, the lower Gorge
[The Huguenot and Rockrimmon, first electric cars through Brimfield to Worcester, July 1, 1907]

[The Huguenot and Rockrimmon, first electric cars through Brimfield to...

Group of men posed in front of two railroad cars.

Auto stage, St. Helena to Lake Co. Points. 1st trip 5-19-08. Electric cars from San Francisco 7 times daily

Auto stage, St. Helena to Lake Co. Points. 1st trip 5-19-08. Electric ...

Photograph shows conductor standing at the front of the interurban railcar No. 8 of the Vallejo, Benicia and Napa Valley Railroad Company; car with six men parked next to railcar.

Interurban car on Onondago Street, Ames, Iowa

Interurban car on Onondago Street, Ames, Iowa

Photograph shows passengers aboard streetcar, labeled "Ft. Dodge Des Moines & Southern R. R., no. 80" parked on street in front of businesses.

Interurban at Ellwood City, Pa, P.H.B.  N.C. R'y

Interurban at Ellwood City, Pa, P.H.B. N.C. R'y

Photograph shows railroad bridge on the Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler & New Castle R'y.

Interurban car on Onondago Street, Ames, Iowa, 1908

Interurban car on Onondago Street, Ames, Iowa, 1908

Photograph shows an empty streetcar, labeled "Ft. Dodge Des Moines & Southern R. R., no. 64" parked on street in front of businesses; two men, each standing in front and back doorway.

Des Moines, [Ia.], 6th ave.

Des Moines, [Ia.], 6th ave.

Photograph shows crowds on the street, horse and buggies, automobiles, and streetcars in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. An electric line with destination stops "Des Moines/Granger/Beaver Park/Woodward/Perry" in lef... more

Connecticut. New Canaan railroad station

Connecticut. New Canaan railroad station

Photograph shows several electric railroad cars sitting in New Canaan railroad station.

Gathering apples on the interurban

Gathering apples on the interurban

Photograph shows men picking apples near interurban railroad car in Grand Junction, Colorado; two men standing inside railroad car at the front.

Three car train, Shore Line Electric R'y

Three car train, Shore Line Electric R'y

Photograph shows three railway cars sitting on the tracks; conductor leaning out window of lead car; porters stand on landings of lead and last cars.

Harvey Isaac's Ice cream parlor & trolley station, Chapman Beach, Conn.

Harvey Isaac's Ice cream parlor & trolley station, Chapman Beach, Conn...

Photograph shows The Shore Line Electric Railway Company, no. 2 streetcar with passengers on board parked next to ice cream parlor with woman standing on porch.

Pacific Electric Railway Co., Los Angeles

Pacific Electric Railway Co., Los Angeles

Photograph shows PE car 202 at UP crossing in south Pasadena about 1910.

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization System, Long Island Sound shoreline between Stamford & New Haven, Stamford, Fairfield County, CT

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Automatic Signalization Syste...

Significance: This system is one of the few automatic semaphore signal installations still in use on a major railroad in the United States. It was a major element in the first large-scale application of high-v... more