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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Streetcar Interior #2

Streetcar Interior #2

Murch Morris

A later model of streetcar, made by the St. Louis Car Co., has individual seats two abreast across an aisle with a patterned floor. Windows along the sides open, and there are buzzers between the windows to notify the conductors of a stop as in the older model. Modern electric lights are at the center of the ceiling. Near the front are straps for standing passengers to hold; behind the motorman, whose name appears to be David P. Clay, a box contains the Herald for the price of 3 cents.


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TitleStreetcar Interior #2
CreatorMurch Morris

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Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionMorris Photo Coll. (43) #494, Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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