100 Years Of Capital Traction


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100 Years Of Capital Traction – The Story Of Streetcars In The Nation’s Capital by LeRoy O. King Jr.

Copyright 1979. Published by Taylor Publishing Company

The complete story is here. Horsecars, cable cars and early electrics. The search for an acceptable alternative to the overhead trolley. The growth of the system and its effect on the city. The splendid fleet of streamlined cars of the 40s and 50s. The story of abandonment. The complete illustrated roster of all electric cars.

Over 700 photographs (13 in color). 323 pages. Also included is the National Railway Historical Society 10 page Bulletin No. 1 dated 1959, The Kensington Line.

Hardcover book with dust jacket. Book good condition with previous owners name written inside the front cover. Dust jacket has considerable wear. One only.