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Harrison Street Viaduct

Harrison Street Viaduct
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Title: Harrison Street Viaduct
Description: Rail car passing over the Harrison Street viaduct on the Wingra Park line. The line served the growing suburbs of University Heights, Oakland Heights, and Wingra Park. This car had ten bench seats running across the car and was rated as a fifty-passenger car. Such cars were extensively used for tranporting huge crowds back and forth to the circus grounds and for refreshing summer rides.

Image ID: 26617
1906 ca.
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Middleton, Clara : Middleton Family Photographs, ca. 1892-ca. 1920
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Railroad bridges
Railroads, Elevated
Railroad passenger cars

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