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Horse-drawn streetcars, South Cottage Grove Avenue

Chicago Daily News1903/1903

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum

By the late 1800s, technological improvements made horses unnecessary for public transportation in Chicago. Transit companies, however, relied on them when technology failed. A Chicago newspaper called it an 棄__棄__棄__棄__棄__棄__棄__棄___棄____nconvenience棄__棄__棄__棄__棄__棄__棄___棄__ when a cable disconnection forced workers to harness these horses to cable cars in 1903.

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  • Title: Horse-drawn streetcars, South Cottage Grove Avenue
  • Creator: Chicago Daily News
  • Date: 1903/1903
  • Location: Chicago
  • To see more : Street Life
  • Medium: photographic negative
  • Credit: Chicago History Museum, DN-0000484, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum

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