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[Interurban Limited Car Barns]

Description: Photograph of the barns that hold the Interurban Limited street cars. The water towers advertises, "Ride the Interurban Limited between Dallas and Fort Worth." This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fleming Building

Description: Color postcard with a picture of the Fleming Building at 6th and Walnut St., Des Moines, Iowa. The view is towards a corner of the building. A streetcar is coming down the street next to it. Correspondence on the back reads, "Rec'd your postal. Glad to hear from you. Ethel Toudreau" It is addressed to Mr Mrs Earl Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. 517 High St. It is postmarked Des Moines, Iowa on Feb 24, 1909
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Men by Streetcar

Description: Copy negative of Douglas Floyd and Ray Ward standing in ties and hats in front of a streetcar on a set of tracks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of the Plaza Hotel]

Description: Postcard featuring a view of the Plaza Hotel in Port Arthur, Texas. The hotel, right, is a three story structure with grounds that have been landscaped with palm trees. It is standing along a car lined intersection, down which one can see several buildings along either side and a streetcar making a turn. A smudged circular red mark is in the upper right corner. On the reverse side is a description of the scene and the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Old Elmhurst Park , Allen & Charles,1907

Description: Two people are shown standing on the wooden bridge at Elmhust Park, Mineral Wells, in 1907. A holograph inscription on the photograph that reads "Old Elmhurst Park, Allen & Charles, 1907", probably refers to the man and boy in the picture. Elmhurst Park, a very popular recreation area during its heyday, was located in southwest Mineral Wells at the end of the streetcar line. Patrons walked from the streetcar (in the background) across the wooden bridge to the Casino and other attractions.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Remember the Good Old Times Back in 1906-1907 [Newspaper Article]

Description: A "Mineral Wells Index" newspaper article, dated 1933, it is titled: "Remember the Good Old Days Back in 1906-1907", showing two views of Elmhurst Park. One view shows an automobile and streetcar at the entrance; and the other shows the casino located in the park, with the lake in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Walter Wiggs, Sr., Jim Grady, Two Unidentified Men, and One Unidentified Boy on Early Denton Streetcar

Description: Early Denton streetcar with sign on front saying: "Jarrell-Evans Dry Goods and Manufacturers Surplus Sale. Now in full blast." Man in uniform at the front of the streetcar is Walter Wiggs, Sr., and the man in the back with cigar is Jim Grady. The other individuals in the picture are unidentified. A boy can be seen hanging on the back of the streetcar and behind the streetcar a man is driving a horse-drawn buggy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Walter Wiggs, Sr., Jim Grady, Two Unidentified Men, and One Unidentified Boy on Early Denton Streetcar

Description: Early Denton streetcar with sign on front saying: "Jarrell-Evans Dry Goods and Manufacturers Surplus Sale. Now in full blast." Man in uniform at the front of the streetcar is Walter Wiggs, Sr., and the man in the back with cigar is Jim Grady. The other individuals in the picture are unidentified. A boy can be seen hanging on the back of the streetcar and behind the streetcar a man is driving a horse-drawn buggy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a streetcar drawn by a mule or donkey. The streetcar is being pulled along a track in the center of a street that is bordered by buildings. The picture shows Matamoros, Mexico across the border from Brownsville, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Miss Maria Sanchy" from "E. M." that reads, "Ni la ausencia y la distancia, ni el tiempo de no [v]erte; por ningunas sircustancias he de dejar de quererte, yours for ever." (Loosely: "Neither the absence and the distance, nor the time since I have seen you; under no circumstances have I stopped loving you.")
Date: August 14, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Hay Market in Military Plaza]

Description: Photograph of hay and produce wagons, looking south in Military Plaza. A street car is visible at the the intersection of South Flores Street at the upper left. The third building to the right of Flores Street is the Kotula Building. The original Heusinger Hardware store is to the right of Kotula's.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza looking south. From left to right are: the three-story Menger Hotel; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, with its steeple still under construction; the Gallagher Building (center) and the Dullnig Building, distinguished by its dome (upper right). A streetcar travels up the open plaza across from where horse drawn carriages are parked in front of the Gallagher Building and Menger Hotel.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza at Houston Street]

Description: Copy print of the north end of Alamo Plaza, looking west at streetcars traveling on Houston Street. The Maverick Bank Building stands at the far left, opposite the eight-story Gibbs Building. Three automobiles and a bicycle are parked curbside in front of the 1890 U.S. Federal Courthouse and Post Office in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza with Grenet's Store]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza looking north. Grenet's Store and the Alamo are centered in the background, and the Meat Market house in the foreground. A streetcar and workers are visible on the far left laying tracks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Denton Traction Company Transfer Ticket]

Description: Transfer ticket for the Denton Traction Company, a system of streetcars. Instructions on the ticket say "Good only for continuous passage at transfer point - Northwest Corner of Public Square - on first connecting car after time and on date punched in margin."
Date: [..1918]
Creator: Denton Arts Council
Item Type: Text
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland Marketplace]

Description: Photograph of the town square in Basel, Switzerland, with buildings surrounding a central area filled with people, and streetcars running on tracks along the street. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Marktplatz - Bâle. Le Marché."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Streetcars and Building]

Description: Photograph of a building with a long line of square columns and a square tower, with two streetcars running in front of the building.
Date: [1941..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of City Street]

Description: Photograph of people walking in the street among buildings of a town, with streetcars running on tracks in the middle of the street.
Date: [1941..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[News Script: Dallas Sees Last of Old Streetcars]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the end of Dallas streetcar service and the beginning of a new bus service.
Date: January 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News brief -- wreck]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a minor car accident between an automobile and a streetcar in downtown Dallas. No one was seriously injured in the crash.
Date: January 3, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections