Trolley no. 1087Historical Images of Philadelphia John Gibb Smith Trolley Car Collection
Item No: pdcsm00119
Title: Trolley no. 1087Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
H.D. Lontz photo
Car 1087 bought from Laclede by Phila Traction Co. in 1893. Two cars of this type first operated on afternoon of Dec 16, 1893 when the 13th & 15th Street Lines opened. Car had red plush seats. Horse cars placed in service for remainder of afternoon. Following day all electric cars were used. When Phila. Traction was leased to Union Traction (1902) - there was no glass partition in front of motorman.
Creator Name: Smith, John Gibb - Donor