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Cherrelyn. Pferdebahn.

Slide 7 of Nord-Amerika 2. Teil : von New Orleans bis San Francisco (lecture: Projektion für Alle, 24 slides, 1906 - 1914)

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EYE Film Institute Netherlands – reproduced by permission.
Digital image copyright © 2016 Sarah Dellmann – CC0 (no copyright).

Alternative versions and views of this slide
Cherrelyn. Pferdebahn. – alternative version ‘b’
Type of image
photograph of exterior location
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate
Image content tags

horse; tramcar


The image shows the Cherrelyn Horse Car, or Cherrelyn Gravity and Bronco Street Railway, an unusual system in which the horse would pull the tramcar on its journey uphill, then ride on the tram for the downhill return journey which was solely under the action of gravity.

See for a history of this tramway.

Lucerna ID  5102429

Record created by Sarah Dellmann and Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 March 2017

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