A Lighthearted History of the Open Trolley Car in America
This book is a definitive yet nostalgic history of the open trolley car in
America. It starts out with other open transportation vehicles that
preceded or were contemporary with the open trolley car. Several chapters
are devoted to listing and defining the various types of open cars
including the original horsecars, numerous types of streetcars, and even
open rapid transit and suburban cars. The different generic types of cars
as well as their uses and owners are explained in a simple manner.
Highlights of the book include the detailed text and information on cars
and types assembled from numerous and varied contributors. Equally
impressive are the numerous photographs, many never previously printed,
from the author’s collection as well as from several well-known
photographers and collections.
Hardbound with 184 pages, more than 210 photographs and illustrations.