Baltimore Streetcars Memories By Kenneth C. Springirth. Baltimore, Maryland was the first United States city to begin regularly scheduled electric railway service. Here is a wonderful photographic history of that streetcar/light rail system. The many photos depict the electric railway service from the beginning in 1885 through it closure in 1963. The streetcar lines, with their unique 5 foot 4.5 inch track gauge, numbered 885 semi-convertible cars with windows that could be lowered for winter operations. 227 color and B&W shots with interesting captions under each photo. 128 pgs. Paperback.
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