THE GS TRAM SITE
OHIO, UNITED STATES
9 Sept. 2016
The newly introduced second-generation Cincinnati streetcar line.
MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
SALT LAKE CITY
SEATTLE - TACOMA
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||Cincinnati Bell Connector
||Henry St. - Race St. - Central Pkw. - Walnut St. - 2nd St. - Main St. - 12th St. -
Elm St. - Henry St. [One-way loop]
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Streetcar line: 5.8 km. (One-way loop)
- Horse-drawn streetcars: 14 Sept. 1859 - 1904.
- Electric streetcars (1st generation; dual wiring): 1888 - 29 Apr. 1951.
- Electric streetcars (2nd generation): 9 Sept. 2016 - today.
- Interurbans: 1873 - 1943.
- "Steam dummies" (Steam-operated streetcars): 1860 - 1897
- Cable cars: 17 July 1885 - 9 June 1902.
- "Inclined railways" (funiculars carrying streetcars between different levels; powered at first by steam, later by electricity): 1872 - 1948.
- Horse-drawn streetcars: 1588 mm.
- Streetcars (1st generation): 1588 mm.
- Streetcars (2nd generation): 1435 mm.
- Interurbans: 1435 mm., 1588 mm.
- Pence, H. "At last, Cincinnati gets its metals", Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2013 (76: 906), p.256-258.
- Pence, H. & Retallick H. "Re-connecting Cincinnati", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2016 (79: 947), p.421-425.
- Wagner, R.M. & Wright, R.J. Cincinnati streetcars - No.9: Streamliners and war horses. Wyoming (OH): Trolley Talk, 1984.
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