The Resource Johnstown trolleys and incline, Kenneth C. Springirth, (electronic resource)

Johnstown trolleys and incline, Kenneth C. Springirth, (electronic resource)

Label
Johnstown trolleys and incline
Title
Johnstown trolleys and incline
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth C. Springirth
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Johnstown flood on May 31, 1889, virtually demolished the horse car lines of the Johnstown Passenger Railway Company, resulting in the system being rebuilt with electric trolley cars. Johnstown Trolleys and Incline covers the history of the trolley car system, trackless trolleys, and the Johnstown Inclined Plane. Johnstown was the last small city in the United States to operate a variety of vintage and modern trolley cars along with trackless trolleys. The Johnstown incline played a key role in transporting residents to higher ground in the devastating floods of 1936 and 1977. Ridership declined with the coming of the automobile and the changing industrial scene in the region. Rail enthusiasts from all parts of the country came to Johnstown on its last day of trolley service in 1960, and the last runs are fully illustrated in these vintage photographs
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Springirth, Kenneth C
Dewey number
974.877
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Street-railroads
  • Railroads, Cable
  • Inclined planes
  • Johnstown (Cambria County, Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Johnstown trolleys and incline, Kenneth C. Springirth, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451888
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451888
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451888
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Johnstown trolleys and incline, Kenneth C. Springirth, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451888
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451888
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451888
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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