Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Horse drawn street railway car


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white photograph of a horse drawn streetcar on King Street in Waterloo, Ontario. A group of men is standing on the front platform of the car and several children are watching from the sidelines.
Notes:
According to a 29 June 1929 article in the Kitchener Daily Record, H.U. Clemens drove the first horse drawn streetcar between Berlin and Waterloo and remained a motorman until 1904 when the line was electrified.

The image is identified as having been taken on the block just south of the Canadian National Railway tracks and east of King Street.

The article noted that Mr. Clemens is driving the car and that others included in the image were: Rudolph Roschman, Tom McLellan, Dr. Wells, the father of C.W. Wells of Waterloo, Isaac Hoffman, Edward Doersam and Joseph Raising, a bakery operator, in front of whose property the image was taken.
Date of Original:
1892
Dimensions:
Width: 25.2 cm
Height: 20.2 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 20.3cm
Image Height: 15.1cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Clemens, H.U. ; Roschman, Rudolph ; McLellan, Tom ; Wells, (Dr.) ; Wells, C.W. ; Hoffman, Isaac ; Doersam, Edward ; Raising, Joseph
Local identifier:
P008456
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
PB3
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Horse drawn street railway car


A black and white photograph of a horse drawn streetcar on King Street in Waterloo, Ontario. A group of men is standing on the front platform of the car and several children are watching from the sidelines.