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NYMT – A History of Streetcar Development

January 18, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Rochester streetcar at Main and University, 1935
Rochester streetcar at Main and University, 1935

The New York Museum of Transportation announces its winter event schedule including slide talks and presentations on area trolley history, the Rochester Subway, the Can of Worms, the history of the telegraph and many other interesting topics. All events are on Sundays. They start at 1:00 pm in the museum gallery and are free with admission ($5.00 adults, $4.00 age 3-12).

Sunday, January 18 “A History of Streetcar Development”

Electric railway cars evolved in both their complexity and utility throughout the years they were in use.  Transportation historian Charles Lowe will provide a brief talk and a detailed guided tour of the museum’s collection of historic electric cars, giving participants an  understanding of how these changes affected our daily lives here in Rochester and around the country.


January 18, 2015
11:00 am - 4:30 pm