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Harrison Street Viaduct

Harrison Street Viaduct | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26617
Creation Date:1906   ca.
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Middleton, Clara, 1852-1910 : Middleton family photographs, circa 1892-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6407
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Railroad bridges
Railroads, Elevated
Railroad passenger cars

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