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Kimball & Gorton Philadelphia R.R. Car Manufactory, 21st & Hamilton Streets Philadelphia / F. Moras fe.

Kimball & Gorton Philadelphia R.R. Car Manufactory, 21st & Hamilton St...

Print shows an advertisement for the Kimball & Gorton Philadelphia R.R. Car Manufactory, with side views of a railroad passenger car and a city street-railroad passenger car that is passing P.S. Duval's lithogr... more

Canal Street, west from Saint Charles Street
Holy horror of Mrs. McCaffraty in a Washington City street passenger car

Holy horror of Mrs. McCaffraty in a Washington City street passenger c...

Cartoon showing an Irish woman, with a basket of produce, fish, and bottles of wine, and an African American woman riding in a street railroad car. Includes many advertisements. Title from item. Illus. in: Harp... more

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Wa...

Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 4... more

Lessons for the uninitiated - pickpockets at work on the city railroad cars, New York / F. Beard del.

Lessons for the uninitiated - pickpockets at work on the city railroad...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 25, 1867 Sept. 21, p. 1.

The Street car question again

The Street car question again

Cartoon showing woman standing, and men, seated, reading newspapers, on streetcar; and cartoon showing men trying to get on moving streetcar; on page of advertisements. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1868 Feb. 1, p. 80.

Winter scene in Philadelphia

Winter scene in Philadelphia

Print shows a street scene in winter in front of the "Russian Heater Works" at the intersection of "Filbert" and "Twelfth" streets in Philadelphia; includes many pedestrians on the street, the "Twelfth Street P... more

Bartlett's illustrated map of New York City : or stranger's guide showing the public buildings, places of amusement & its' thus various architectural features

Bartlett's illustrated map of New York City : or stranger's guide show...

Pictorial map of Manhattan (New York City) south of 62nd Street showing face-front and 3-dimensional drawings of public buildings and major businesses. Also shows streetcar lines and images of boats/ships in th... more

Elevated railroad, Coenties Slip, New York

Elevated railroad, Coenties Slip, New York

Series: American Series. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Industrial - exposition. Louisville 1872 J. Heger del

Industrial - exposition. Louisville 1872 J. Heger del

Print shows a view of the exhibition building with broad boulevards in the foreground with pedestrians, carriages, and a street railroad. C8344 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Printed at center: Present... more

Industrial-exposition. Louisville 1872

Industrial-exposition. Louisville 1872

Print shows a view of the exhibition building with broad boulevards in the foreground with pedestrians, carriages, and a street railroad. C8344 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Printed at center: Present... more

Colton's New York City : Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc

Colton's New York City : Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc

Shows wards by no. and coloration. "[Entered accor]ding to act of Congress in the year 1865 by G. Woolworth Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of Ne... more

[Dottie and Lottie]. Dottie and Lottie talking, woman in streetcar across from reading man, woman turned away from man, and woman standing reading]

[Dottie and Lottie]. Dottie and Lottie talking, woman in streetcar acr...

Title devised by cataloger. Preparatory sketches for "Dottie and Lottie : in the street car." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Dottie and Lottie. It was like this Nelly : Mazie and me and Dot all three of us got on the same 4th Ave. car ...

Dottie and Lottie. It was like this Nelly : Mazie and me and Dot all t...

Preparatory sketches for "Dottie and Lottie : in the street car." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Pennsylvania Avenue

Pennsylvania Avenue

Gift of Detroit Public Library. On mount: Stereoscopic Views. Title devised by Library Staff.

Lottie and Dottie. It was like this Lottie, Molly and me and Milly all got into the same car ...

Lottie and Dottie. It was like this Lottie, Molly and me and Milly all...

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Dottie and Lottie : in the street car."

Dottie and Lottie. Who do you think I met in 4th Avenue this afternoon, Lottie, Billy Bun my old boyfriend ...

Dottie and Lottie. Who do you think I met in 4th Avenue this afternoon...

Preparatory sketches for "Dottie and Lottie." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The Cars as they will be on the Brooklyn Bridge / drawn by Harry Ogden.  At the dog pound - the rescue of a pet / drawn by W.A. Rogers

The Cars as they will be on the Brooklyn Bridge / drawn by Harry Ogden...

Drawing showing train and horse-drawn wagons on the Brooklyn Bridge; and drawing showing woman getting dog at dog pound. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1883 June 16, p. 380.

"Take the next car!" / J. Keppler.

"Take the next car!" / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a street railroad car labeled "Republican Protection Line" and "Congress 47" with a crowd of men standing on the rear platform, among them is the conductor labeled "Keifer" and Frank "Hiscock... more

[Seattle's first street car turning from Occidental Avenue to Yesler Way] / Theo. E. Peiser, photographer.

[Seattle's first street car turning from Occidental Avenue to Yesler W...

Title devised by Library staff. Caption on card: Seattle and vicinity. Frank H. Osgood installed the street car system in Seattle. He appears in this photograph standing behind the horses. (DLC/PP-1997:105) For... more

[Mule or donkey-drawn street car with initial T]

[Mule or donkey-drawn street car with initial T]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "In and out of the New Orleans Exposition" by Eugene V. Smalley, Century, 30:... more

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows a man, possibly Jacob Sharp or one of the aldermen he bribed, holding a carpetbag labeled "Broadway Street Car Boodle", looking up at a street sign pointing in two directions, to the left "To... more

Another "greatest effort of his life" / F. Opper.

Another "greatest effort of his life" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Roscoe Conkling holding a corkscrew labeled "Investigation", attempting to pull the cork that shows the face of Jacob Sharp, out of a bottle with a label that states "Jacob Sharp's Private In... more

The tourist's guide to the city of Washington : where to go and how to get there /

The tourist's guide to the city of Washington : where to go and how to...

Shows streetcar lines. Cover title: Map of Washington. On cover: This map is a part of the Tourist's guide to the city of Washington. Includes index to points of interest and directory of statues. LC copy 1 ann... more

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Great Britain and Ireland. Manchester. The Cathedral." Print no. "11461." Purch... more

St. Pétersbourg. Le Monastère Ssmolny

St. Pétersbourg. Le Monastère Ssmolny

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Russia. Petersburg. Somolny Monastery." Print no. "8919. P.Z." Title is also in... more

Nürnberg

Nürnberg

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Germany. Bavaria. Nuremberg. Panorama, taken from Hallerthor." Print no. "1554.... more

Madrid. Banco de España

Madrid. Banco de España

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Spain. Madrid. Bank of Spain." Print no. "15346. P.Z." Purchase; Detroit Publis... more

Freiburg. IB. Schwabentor

Freiburg. IB. Schwabentor

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Germany. Baden. Freiburg. Schwabentor." Print no. "17936. P.Z." Purchase; Detro... more

Madrid. Ministerio de la de Fomento

Madrid. Ministerio de la de Fomento

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Spain. Madrid. Ministry of War. Protection." Print no. "15345. P.Z." Purchase; ... more

Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury, Washington

Pennsylvania Avenue from Treasury, Washington

On mount: Standard Series. On verso: Fred Lockle, Rare Western Books, 4227 S.E. Stark St., Portland, Oregon. Title from item.

20th Street, looking north, Birmingham, Ala. / Arbiter Bros.

20th Street, looking north, Birmingham, Ala. / Arbiter Bros.

Commercial street with trolley car and horse drawn carriages. Photoprint heavily retouched.

[Men in snowdrift heading for Crocushurst City Hall]

[Men in snowdrift heading for Crocushurst City Hall]

No accession number. No publication information. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Cayuga Lake from Cornell Heights, Ithaca, N.Y

Cayuga Lake from Cornell Heights, Ithaca, N.Y

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012108. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Detroit, Mich., Woodward Ave. looking south

Detroit, Mich., Woodward Ave. looking south

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034586. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Street car, Washington, D.C.

Street car, Washington, D.C.

Title from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: Railroad & Street Railroad. Formerly in SSF Street railroads. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Vie... more

Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad of Reading, Pa. : a ride up the glen by steam : a mountain ride by gravity : a most attractive summer excursion : 1,200 feet above the sea.

Mt. Penn Gravity Railroad of Reading, Pa. : a ride up the glen by stea...

Relief shown by spot heights and hachures. Shows selected householders' names. Includes tourist information. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, creased, stained. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

Angers. Place du Ralliement

Angers. Place du Ralliement

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "France. Angers. Ralliement Place." Print no. "9576. P.Z." Purchase; Detroit Pub... more

Zürich. Bahnhofbrücke & Landes Museum

Zürich. Bahnhofbrücke & Landes Museum

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Switzerland. Zurich. Railway Bridge and Museum." Print no. "9774. P.Z." Gift; ... more

Frankfurt. AM. Neues Schauspielhaus

Frankfurt. AM. Neues Schauspielhaus

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Germany. Frankfort on Main. New Theater." Print no. "18167. P.Z." Purchase; Det... more

Chicago, Ill., State St. south from Lake St.

Chicago, Ill., State St. south from Lake St.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034688. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S. Reports: New Orleans City &c. Co. v. New Orleans, 143 U.S. 192 (1892)

U.S. Reports: New Orleans City &c. Co. v. New Orleans, 143 U.S. 192 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 143; October Term, 1891; New Orleans City and Lake Railroad Company v. New Orleans

Our first electric, Sept. 17th 1892, Holbrook, Mass.

Our first electric, Sept. 17th 1892, Holbrook, Mass.

Photograph shows a Brockton streetcar in the middle of the street; men standing in and next to streetcar. Title from item.

Statistical map no. 10 showing the location of street railways, city of Washington /

Statistical map no. 10 showing the location of street railways, city o...

Also shows block numbers. "For the Year ending June 30, 1892." "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, District of Columbia." Includes street width directory. "S Rept 1379 52 2." LC copy mounted o... more

Map showing route of District of Columbia Suburban Railway : Sept. 1892 /

Map showing route of District of Columbia Suburban Railway : Sept. 189...

Shows line from city center to Brookland, Langdon, and Riverdale (Md.). LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Labor Day parade, Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y.

Labor Day parade, Main Street, Buffalo, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "Xtra" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032176. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Street-car going down hill -  Dunedin

Street-car going down hill - Dunedin

Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage glass negative. Gift; Colorado Historical Society; 1949. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph colle... more

Street car
Along the noted Bowery, New York, U.S.A

Along the noted Bowery, New York, U.S.A

Stereograph showing elevated railroad, delivery wagons, buildings and people in lower Manhattan. 64665 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright 1895 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, N... more

Central Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Central Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032211. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New York Post Office

New York Post Office

43830-aap2s U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1895 by B. W. Kilburn. No. 10235. Title from item.

Post Office, New York City

Post Office, New York City

6192Bp2s-2 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1896 by Alfred. S. Campbell, Elizabeth, N.J., U.S.A. No. 256. Title from item.

[Trolley cars near Boston Commons, Boston, Massachusetts]
All elevated trains in Chicago stop at the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railway Station, only one on the Loop /

All elevated trains in Chicago stop at the Chicago Rock Island and Pac...

C² 29397 U.S. Copyright Office Shows Rock Island ticket offices and stations, cable and electric street car system, and elevated system in the city. Title in Copyright record, v. 15, 1897: Birdseye view of port... more

Curve at Brooklyn Terminal, New York & Brooklyn Bridge / Geo. P. Hall & Son, photographers, New York.

Curve at Brooklyn Terminal, New York & Brooklyn Bridge / Geo. P. Hall ...

66751-A10271 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Inscribed on lower left: Copyright 1898 by Geo. P. Hall & Son, Photographers, New York.

New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1

New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 1

"The film was photographed from a single-camera position from the front of a railroad train as it crossed the bridge from Brooklyn to Manhattan"--Early motion pictures. 61217 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Th... more

Looking along the Bridge from Brooklyn to New York

Looking along the Bridge from Brooklyn to New York

83938 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright, 1899, by Strohmeyer & Wyman. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, New York; London; Toronto-Canada; Ottawa-Kansas. Title from item.

Fourteenth St., looking east from Broadway, New York

Fourteenth St., looking east from Broadway, New York

42519 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1899 by Sampson Stereoscopic Co. On mount: New York Stereoscopic Co. Title from item.

New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 2 /

New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 2 /

"This is a new negative showing the entire trip from Brooklyn to New York, in which the immense towers stand out clear and distinct against the sky. The best picture of the Brooklyn Bridge yet secured. 150 feet... more

The far-famed Bowery, New York

The far-famed Bowery, New York

42525 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright 1899 by Sampson Stereoscopic Co. On mount: New York Stereoscopic Co. Title from item.

Map showing the Metropolitan Street Railway system and lines operated in connection therewith : 232.07 miles : borough of Manhattan, New York City

Map showing the Metropolitan Street Railway system and lines operated ...

Covers Manhattan Island south of 166th Street. Shows electric streetcar and horsecar lines. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in blue pencil "1899²/25413". Include... more

State Street, north from Madison, Chicago

State Street, north from Madison, Chicago

Title from item. Copyright, 1900, by Detroit Photographic Co. Caption for similar image (LC-D4-12622) lists title as: State north from Madison St., Chicago. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53627". Printed at lower ... more

Street car depot, Long Branch Park, Syracuse, N.Y.

Street car depot, Long Branch Park, Syracuse, N.Y.

Title from jacket. "H 122" and "extra" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039363. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

State Street north from Palmer House, Chicago, Ill.

State Street north from Palmer House, Chicago, Ill.

Title from jacket. "Behm" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034689. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pennsylvania Railroad ferries, Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Pennsylvania Railroad ferries, Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Title from jacket. "H 377" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034748. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Bowery, New York City, U.S.A

The Bowery, New York City, U.S.A

D8225 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright, 1900, by The Whiting Bros. On mount: Twentieth Century Series. No. 404. Title from item.

West Boston Bridge, Boston, Mass

West Boston Bridge, Boston, Mass

Photograph shows the Longfellow Bridge, the sucessor to the West Boston Bridge, also known as the Cambridge Bridge. Title from negative jacket. Negative formerly cataloged as LC-D4-500443 with title: [Cambridge... more

First trolley car in Hamburg, N. Y.

First trolley car in Hamburg, N. Y.

Photograph shows two trolley employees standing next to the Buffalo, Hamburg & Aurora Railway Co. car. Title from item.

Whitehall Street - shopping district

Whitehall Street - shopping district

Print shows view of Whitehall Street with carriages and electric trolley cars along the street and pedestrians on the sidewalks. Title from item. Illus. in: Souvenir of Atlanta, Georgia.

Woodward Avenue in winter attire, Detroit, Mich.

Woodward Avenue in winter attire, Detroit, Mich.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033767. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

North east corner, Broad and High streets, Columbus, Ohio

North east corner, Broad and High streets, Columbus, Ohio

Title from jacket. "G 5810" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039066. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Riverton Park from carriage entrance, Portland, Me.

Riverton Park from carriage entrance, Portland, Me.

Title from jacket. "2361" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033548. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Gasoline motor car running from San Diego, La Hoya sic, Calif

Gasoline motor car running from San Diego, La Hoya sic, Calif

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 078009. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Windsor Hotel and Royal Street, Mobile, Ala

Windsor Hotel and Royal Street, Mobile, Ala

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). "452" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013509. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

From the business section, Brownsville, Pa.

From the business section, Brownsville, Pa.

Photograph shows streetcar on street of business district; children and adults attempting to board; people standing on sidewalk outside of shops.

Calle de San Francisco, San Juan, P.R

Calle de San Francisco, San Juan, P.R

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016734. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

F Street about 1900 looking west

F Street about 1900 looking west

Photo shows the Washington Loan and Trust Co. (1891) at left, at corner of 9th Street. This south side of F Street N.W. at left includes 922 and 930 (with flag on top). At right is the Masonic temple.

Map of the city of Washington showing street railway lines.

Map of the city of Washington showing street railway lines.

"Supplement to Washington Securities." Includes text. LC copy darkened and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

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