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Pictorial Americana

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Street railroad car, New Orleans Street railroad car, New Orleans. Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Sept. 8, 1855.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-350
The Boston and Cambridge new horse railroad The Boston and Cambridge new horse railroad. Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, June 7, 1856.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-372
New York City. The development of rapid transit. The first train on the Gilbert elevated railroad passing through Sixth Avenue ... April 29th New York City. The development of rapid transit. The first train on the Gilbert elevated railroad passing through Sixth Avenue ... April 29th. Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 25, 1878.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2108
El. R.R. curve, 110thStreet, N.Y.C. El. R.R. curve, 110th Street, N.Y.C. Photograph by J.S. Johnston, 1894.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5415
The trolley as a popular fad in Philadelphia The trolley as a popular fad in Philadelphia. Reproduction in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 25, 1895, of watercolor by F. Cresson Schell.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2172
A new divertisement for summer. A trolley car excursion A new divertisement for summer. A trolley car excursion. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Aug. 1, 1896, of drawing by F. Cresson Schell.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2113
Cable car on Court House Hill, Tacoma, Washington Cable car on Court House Hill, Tacoma, Washington. Photograph by Universal View Co., 1906.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ6-173

 

For additional images: See the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials terms "Street railroads" [view term (with links to images) and "Cable railroads" [view term (with links to images)] in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.
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