Just before the last of these horse drawn carriages were banished from the streets of New York City, the photographer snapped one of them as it passed alongside a ‘Modern Electric Car’ powered by the conduit between the rails. This photo was shot on Broadway just north of the intersection with Broome Street. The car is headed southbound.
The Last of the Horse Drawn Carriages, 1917
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