UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Trolley Car on Pequot Avenue in 1890's

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Trolley Car on Pequot Avenue in 1890's

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Trolley Car on Pequot Avenue 1890's, Corbusier House in background
Southport, Connecticut
Description: Trolley line passed the foot of Prospect Lane. The Gertrude Corbusier house is visible in center background up the hill. Southport [word missing] March 4, 1895: "To Rent 6 room cottage near the line of trolley cards. Apply to G Corbusier." Note that this portion of Rose Hill was not wooded. Building at right rear of trolley is Lane's wagon shop, later a garage. The picture was taken from the front yard of the old Alvord House on Pequot Avenue, site now of a commercial building. See _Packet_ April & July 1997.
Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: 1890's
Format: photograph
REFERENCE URL: http://pequotlibrary.cdmhost.com/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/p1038coll5&CISOPTR=693&CISOBOX=1&REC=7

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