January 21, 2016

22 Vintage Photos of Cleveland's Old Electric Trolley System

Courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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Public Square, 1912
Public Square, 1912
Trackless Trolley 1117 and Car 4235 at St. Clair and East 30th St. on their last day in 1951.
Trackless Trolley 1117 and Car 4235 at St. Clair and East 30th St. on their last day in 1951.
Cleveland Transit Car 4008 and Trackless Trolley 1137 at the St. Clair Station in Cleveland, Ohio. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Cleveland Transit Car 4008 and Trackless Trolley 1137 at the St. Clair Station in Cleveland, Ohio. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Cleveland Transit Trackless Trolley 1045 at Prospect Avenue and East 14th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. 
Post Industrial 1930-1959
Cleveland Transit Trackless Trolley 1045 at Prospect Avenue and East 14th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Cleveland Transit Car 4015 and Trackless Trolley 1051 at West 25th St. and Bridge Ave. in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland Transit Car 4015 and Trackless Trolley 1051 at West 25th St. and Bridge Ave. in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland Transit Trackless Trolley 1046 on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Cleveland Transit Trackless Trolley 1046 on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Cleveland Transit Car 4103 and Trackless Trolley 1097 at St. Clair Station in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland Transit Car 4103 and Trackless Trolley 1097 at St. Clair Station in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland Transit System trackless trolley No. 1020 on the No. 27 route is heading south on West 117th St. in 1959
Cleveland Transit System trackless trolley No. 1020 on the No. 27 route is heading south on West 117th St. in 1959
Trolley cars at East 9th and Euclid in Cleveland, Ohio. View is west towards the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Public Square. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Trolley cars at East 9th and Euclid in Cleveland, Ohio. View is west towards the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Public Square. Post Industrial 1930-1959
Shows the the deck of the East 34th Street Bridge in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1948. The sidewalks and trolley car tracks are visible. The traffic is light.
Shows the the deck of the East 34th Street Bridge in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1948. The sidewalks and trolley car tracks are visible. The traffic is light.