Browse Items (31 total)

  • Subject contains "Street-railroads"

Date: [1909]
Description: Card is undated but bears a postmark of 1909

Date: 1890
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

Date: 1897-1899
Description: "The Wakefield & Stoneham Street Railway Company was established in 1889, and received a charter three years later. The first tracks ran from Wakefield center to Stoneham, connecting Wakefield with…[More]

Date: 1887
Description: First electric car went over Highlands Nov. 19, 1887. Called Highland Circuit, Lynn & Boston Railway Company

Date: 02-01-1898
Description: "Wakefield residents and business people tried to get back to business following a January 31 - February 1st snow storm which dropped 14.3 inches of snow on the town. It had the distinction of being…[More]

Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the 1860 Richardson Block.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Munier, T.
Date: 1895
Description: Photograph taken in 1895 shows a rear view, looking north, of the car barns and power house for the street railway cars on Water Street.

Description: Message "Run slowly"[?] printed in tree foliage

Description: Printed in Germany

Date: [1908]
Description: Card is undated but bears a correspondence date of 1908

Date: 07-1949
Description: "According to published reports, the town was to receive more than $42,000 in Chapter 90 funds from the state's Highway Department to rebuild and resurface Main Street, from the Common south to the…[More]

Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Creator: Higgins, Willard
Date: 02-13-1980
Description: 2 sound files (80 minutes), digital, MPEG3 file