The street railway review (1891) (14760967862)
Identifier: streetrailwayrev14amer ( find matches) Title: The street railway review Year: 1891 ( 1890s) Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants' Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association Subjects: Street-railroads Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: heSouth Ensley to Ensley, the home of the large steel plant andrail mill of the Tennessee Coal, Iron & R. R. Company. The North Ensley line reaches Ensley by a different route fromthat of the South line, passing through Pratt City and Thomas. The North Birmingham and Gale City lines .serve industrial dis-tricts to the north and east of the city. 226 STRF.KT RAILWAY REVIEW. (Vol. XIV, No. 4. 11ie North & South Highlands and Highland Loop hncs, whichare both double track throughout, are cross town lines, connectingthe fashionable residence district on the Highlands on each sideof the city. The Highland Avenue line is a loop covering .inother ;)opularresidence locality. The Rugby line is a short line running from the terminus ofthe East Lake line to Kugby Highlands, a !>uburban residencelocality. The rate of fare is 5 cents, excepting on the Ensley lines, whereit is 10 cents and un the Resscmcr lines 15 cents. Transfers are issued between all intersecting lines except in those Text Appearing After Image: The Avondale and Fountain Heights, the Owenton and the Idle-wild lines run diagonally across town and extend to suburbantowns and residence districts. The Wylam line is a short line, recently built from Ensley toWylam, a thriving little mining town. cases where the issuance of a transfer would enable a person toreturn to the vicinity from which he started. These transfers areprinted in different colors for each line, the year, month and dayof the week being printed on them. They bear the Stcdman pat-ented time limit, thus making it only necessary for the conductor Apr. 20, 1904.) STREET RAILWAY REVIEW. 227 to punch the time and destination. The system necessarily requiresmore transfers to be printed for each day than are actually used,but it is thought that the time saved to the conductor and the less •liabilit> of mistakes in issuing thcni, compensates for the extrae.xpense. A city ordinance imposing a fine of not less than onehundred dollars for giving, selling or disposing of Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.