Streetcar Trailer No. 212

Streetcar Trailer No. 212

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This streetcar was originally built for the Pennsylvania Avenue route of the Washington and Georgetown Rail Road. After about 1898, it was converted to a trailer car which was coupled to an electric car. It's original number was "247," but it was renumberd "212" in 1898, and, later, as "1512". The car was restored in 1965 and retains the number "212".
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Object Name
Streetcar trailer
Date made
used date
1892-ca 1910
John Stephenson Company Limited
Associated Place
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
overall: 9 ft x 8 ft x 24 ft; 2.7432 m x 2.4384 m x 7.3152 m
overall: 122 in x 90 1/2 in x 289 in; 309.88 cm x 229.87 cm x 734.06 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
D.C. Transit, Inc., through O. Roy Chalk
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Railroad
America on the Move
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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