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Title
Homeward bound, first electric, Oakland, Calif. [picture]
Creator
Unknown
Contributor
Behrman, Martin, 1861-1945
Date Created and/or Issued
1898
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Collection
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Title from index card. The image depicts a coach connecting passengers to a car of the Oakland Transit Co., a consolidation of early transit companies that included the East Oakland Railroad Co., the operator of Oakland's first electric rail cars. "Homeward bound : First electric, Oakland, Calif., Behrman collection" is transcribed within the exposure. From the Joseph R. Knowland collection at the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library. Number in collection : 256.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : negative. b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt3b69q8fr
copl_053
Knowland Neg. 256
Subject
Street-railroads - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Local transit - California - Oakland - History - Pictorial works
Oakland Transit Company - Pictorial works
Place
Oakland (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.
Source
Martin Behrman Collection.

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