Hartford, Manchester & Rockville Tramway Co.
Built in 1898, by the Wason Car Company, This 10 bench, single truck, open car is seen at one of its stops on its way to Manchester Green. The location of the photo is unknown. The car ran its first life on the Hartford, Manchester & Rockville Tramway Co. as car 37. This car ran its second lifetime as Connecticut Company 404. This car has long since been scrapped many years ago.
A similar car from the Five Mile Beach Electric Railway can be seen at the museum in East Windsor, CT.
This is from the historical collection of the Connecticut Trolley Museum. Attempts are currently being made for more photos like this to be publicly viewable.
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Unknown photographer 1900.
Added to the photo archive by Xian Clere, March 6, 2008.
Railroad: Connecticut Trolley Museum.
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