Trolley Car on the intersection of 5th and Arch Streets in Philadelphia

Title

Trolley Car on the intersection of 5th and Arch Streets in Philadelphia

Subject

Philadelphia; Transportation, Trolley, 5th Street, Arch Street

Description

This photograph features a trolley car on the intersection of 5th and Arch Streets, as a police officer directs traffic. Philadelphia had one of the nation’s largest trolley systems, which enabled people without cars to travel inexpensively almost anywhere in the city.

Creator

Charles L. Howell

Publisher

WCU HIS 601/ HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling

Date

July 11, 1927

Contributor

Kristen Waltz, Dante Silicato

Rights

Used by permission of PhillyHistory.org, a project of the Philadelphia Department of Records.

Format

Still Image

Type

JPG

Original Format

Photo

Files

5th_Arch_Philly_History.jpeg


Citation

Charles L. Howell, “Trolley Car on the intersection of 5th and Arch Streets in Philadelphia,” Goin' North, accessed November 27, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/450.