The “Semi-Convertible” Streetcar — 1907

by Paula Bosse

semi-convertible-streetcar_1907_smEXTRA long… (click for larger image of car)

by Paula Bosse

Ah, the “grooveless-post semi-convertible” streetcar with the “extra long platforms,” the cherry and maple interior, the domed ceiling, and the clusters of frosted globes. Sounds nice.

semi-convertible-streetcar_int_1907“Interior of Car for Dallas” (click for larger image)

semi-convertible-streetcar_dmn_082907Dallas Morning News, Aug. 29, 1907


Photos from Street Railway Journal, April 6, 1907; original article can be accessed here. Above scans from an old eBay listing.

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