The street railway review (1891) (14572163978)
«Trolley route from Philadelphia to New York» (original caption) Identifier: streetrailwayrev13amer ( 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: It is now possible to make the journey from Ilnladelphia to NewYork entirely by electric railway in approximately 13 hours withlittle wailing at connections and no walking. The cost in fares isabout $1..10. The total distance traveled is about 120 miles. The route is as follows: From sth and Chestnut St.. Philndclpbia, to Frankford; time52 minutes; fare five cents. From Frankford to Torresdale; time 28 minutes, fare five cents. Irom Torresdale to Croydcn; time 25 minutes; fare five cents. From Croyden to Rrislol (including short transfer in bus); time10 minutes; fare five cents. brom Ilrislol to Morrisville; lime 45 minutes; fare 15 cents. Text Appearing After Image: From Morrisville to Trenton, N. J.; time 7 minutes; fare fivecents. From Trenton to Interstate Fair Grounds; time 19 minutes; farefive cents. From Interstate Fair Grounds to New Brunswick; time 90 min-utes ; fare 35 cents. From New Brunswick tn Bound Tirook ; time y> minutes; fare 10cents. From Bound Brook to PlainficId; lime 45 minutes; fare 10 cents. From Plainfield to Elizabeth; time 75 minutes; fare five cents. From Elizabeth to Newark; time 35 minutes; fare five cents. From Newark to Jersey City; time 50 miiuiles; fare 20 cents. Jersey City to New York by ferry. The Atlantic City & SuburKin Traction Co.. .Vtlantic City. N. J.,is constructing an electric line from the Hoard Walk to Pleasant-ville. with branches to .Xhsecon and Somers Point, in all al>out 18miles. The road will operate 12 cars, each equipped with fourWestingbouse 12.\ motors, and five trailers. In the Pleasantviilepower house will be installed two 400-k 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.