Monday, December 5, 2011

Street railway was popular in Jacksonville

Receipts for the first day of business for Jacksonville’s street railway amounted to $45.70. That was quite good considering adults only had to pay around 7 cents to ride.
The first passengers on the city’s streetcars boarded in December 1870. Each car at that time was pulled by a single horse and could accommodate 12 people. Continued

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