Quantcast
Home / Times Past / Ride a Mile and Smile the While (access required)

Ride a Mile and Smile the While (access required)

Gen. Moses Hazeltine Sherman established the Phoenix Street Railway System in 1887. Initially, it used horse-drawn cars. The system converted to electric power in 1893. The cost to ride the system was a nickel and cars came every 10 minutes along the line.The major rail lines ran from the Arizona Hospital/Asylum in the east along ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

x

Check Also

TP 102116-WEB

Normal Headquarters (access required)

During World War I, there would have been no young men in this photo—most had been sent overseas. But by 1920, the boys were back, the economy was beginning to boom, dating was in style again and the Confection Den was one of the places to go.