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Motorman and conductor of a Capital Traction Company streetcar, Washington, D.C.

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Motorman and conductor of a Capital Traction Company streetcar, Washington, D.C.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

IN CONTEXT

This object appears in the following sections:


A  Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900
A Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900 — Fares, Please!

RELATED OBJECTS
Capital Traction Company Electric Streetcar #303


Capital Traction Company motorman and conductor
Currently on display
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
Physical Description
Photograph. Image of a motorman and conductor in front of a Capital Traction Company streetcar.
Details
Date Made:
about 1900
Locations:
Dist of Columbia
History

The conductor was responsible for signaling the motorman to stop and start, helping passengers, and taking their fares. The motorman drove the streetcar and signaled traffic.

Related People, Places, and Events
Location photo was taken
Washington, D.C. (about 1900)


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