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Title:

First Streetcar Arrives in Patchogue

Creator:

A. Noble Chapman

Date:

1911

Description:

Suffolk Traction streetcars arrived in Patchogue in 1911, delivered via the Long Island Rail Road on flatcars. Here, the first car, (a second-hand vehicle), arrives from the Federal Storage Battery Car Company of New Jersey. Unlike other trolleys, the storage battery cars did not require electrified rails or overhead line equipment.

Location:

Long Island Rail Road near Patchogue Station, Patchogue, NY

Type:

glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white transparency; black and white prints; digital image Open in Browser 6 KB