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April 29, 2008

Streetcars in St. Paul and Minneapolis

Filed under: Podcasts and Slideshows — Matt Anderson @ 2:59 pm

Matt Anderson, Objects Curator, looks at the history of streetcars in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Trolley-related artifacts, photos and film footage in the Society’s collection are featured. (4 min. 41 sec. / 12.2 MB)

Learn more about the Minnesota Historical Society’s trolley resources at the streetcars History Topics page. Read about streetcars in the Minnesota’s Greatest Generation Share Your Story page. See trolley photos in the Visual Resources Database. Learn about streetcars on the Selby-Lake line at the Right on Lake Street exhibit page. Purchase a copy of Twin Cities by Trolley in the online store.

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2 Responses to “Streetcars in St. Paul and Minneapolis”

  1. Mike Etlicher Says:

    Does a comprehensive listing of TC streetcar remnants still in place exist? (Exposed tracks, power stations, bridges, etc. – not artifacts in museums or collections.)

    Matt Anderson reply on October 29th, 2009:

    Thanks for the comment. The book Twin Cities by Trolley lists many of the surviving structures.

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