100 Years of Capital Traction by L King Streetcars Nations Capital Hard Cover
100 Years of Capital Traction by LeRoy O King Jr.
Hard Cover with dust jacket
The Story of Streetcars in the Nations Capital by LeRoy O King Jr.
Copyright 1972. SECOND PRINTING 1976
325 pages. Indexed.
Preface and Acknowledgements XI
Chapter One: The Horse Car Comes to Washington 3
Chapter Two: The Early Electrics, the Cable Car and Experiments 17
Chapter Three: The Electric Car Boom39
Chapter Four: The Trolley in its Prime 67
Chapter Five: Some Small Independents95
Chapter Six: The Twenties 107
Chapter Seven: Capital Transit Era133
Chapter Eight: Album of Capital Transit-DC Transit 183
Appendix 1: Equipment Roster and Notes 197
Appendix 2: Car Barns and Shops in the
District of Columbia and Suburban
Appendix 3: Power Supply 302
Appendix 4: Underground Conduit System303
Appendix 5: Route Data Before and After
1933 Merger 309
Appendix 6: Street Railway Fares 311
Plans, photos, drawings, maps, more. The horse car comes to Washington, the early electrics, the cable car and experiments, the electric car boom, the trolley in its prime, some small independents, the twenties, Capital Transit era, Album of Capital Transit - DC Transit, Equipment roster and notes, car barns and shops, power supply, underground conduit system, route data before and after 1933 merger, street railway fares, more.
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