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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 ...

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