Throwback Thursday: Lincoln Traction Company Streetcar

It’s another #ThrowbackThursday from Nebraska Memories!

This week’s #throwback features a Lincoln Traction Company streetcar. Streetcars ran between Lincoln and College View from August 1891 until fall of 1945 when they were replaced with buses.

This image is owned and published by the Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library at Union College. The library is home to an archival collection of books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, photographs artifacts, and manuscript collections related to the history of Union College and the College View community. The photographs included in Nebraska Memories include early scenes of the campus and downtown College View.

See the full collection on the Nebraska Memories archive.

Nebraska Memories is a cooperative project to digitize Nebraska-related historical and cultural heritage materials and make them available to researchers of all ages via the Internet. The Nebraska Memories archive is brought to you by the Nebraska Library Commission. If your institution is interested in participating in Nebraska Memories, see for more information.

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