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First Cable "Grip" Car

Information

Title

First Cable "Grip" Car

Creator

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Date

approximately 1890

Caption

Providence Cable Tramway line operated Jan. 1, 1890 to Jan. 26, 1895. The route was from Market Square up College St., then via Prospect, Angell, East River, Waterman.

Description

Cable car operators and workers posing on cars linked together, as part of the Providence Cable Tramway line. The cars show different seating configurations for passengers.

Subject Name

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Location

Providence (R.I.)

Publisher

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Format

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Location in Providence Public Library

Rhode Island Collection, Providence Public Library

Source

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Rights

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Citation

"First Cable "Grip" Car", VM013_GC2332, Rhode Island Photograph Collection , Providence Public Library, Providence, RI.

Identifier

VM013_GC2332