Trolley Cars in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1900-1949


Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 090

Title: Trolley Cars in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1900-1949

Dates: 1900-1949

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22


Description: This volume is dedicated to the trolley lines throughout Lancaster County. The newspaper clippings in the scrapbook cover trolley car accidents, collisions, and deaths during their period of use. Places mentioned include Ephrata, Columbia, New Holland, Millersville, Marietta, Akron, Rocky Springs, and Gettysburg. The switch from trolley cars to buses for public transportation is highlighted at the end of the volume. There are a few articles featuring the Conestoga Traction Company and a map of the trolley lines in the county.


Conditions for Access: Please fill out a call slip for viewing.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.

Related Materials at MG-123, Transportation Collection.


Subjects: Conestoga Traction Company, Pa.

Trolley cars.

Transportation accidents.



Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Lancaster County (Pa.)

Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.

Ephrata (Pa.)

Columbia (Pa.)

New Holland (Pa.)

Millersville (Pa.)

Chickies Creek (Pa.)

Gettysburg (Pa.)

Marietta (Pa.)

Akron (Pa.)


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 18.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.