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Washington Cable Railway Company.

United States. Congress. House

Washington Cable Railway Company.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • District of Columbia,
  • Railroads,
  • Urban transportation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWashington Cable Railway Company, District of Columbia
    SeriesH.rp.2549
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15981348M

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    A cable car line provided public transportation along all or part of Madison Street from to It was constructed and operated by the Madison Street Cable Railway company.   The cable company, dumbfounded by this terrific feat, made no attempt at building a competing line and, in fact, never did reach Lake Union.” Seattle Electric Railway later extended its line to Fremont over a planked trestle hugging Lake Union’s western shore, and the line’s southern terminus at 4th Avenue and Pike Street became downtown.


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The item you've selected was not added to your Rating: % positive. On March 1,the Front Street Cable Railway Company line through the heart of Seattle's business district commences operations. It is one of several Seattle cable-car lines in this era.

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All known common carrier steam powered operations of ten or more miles are included, plus numerous logging companies, electric traction and diesel operations.

The account covers their histories from inception until sale or. Washington Cable was incorporated in the District of Columbia in Our principal business is private cable, the reception and distribution of television programming delivered via satellite, microwave and other means, to apartment buildings, offices and government agencies in the Washington.

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Inreal estate developer Robert Marsh built a hotel and laid out a subdivision on the summit of Mount Washington, and an incline railway to allow.

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This was the end of the Columbia Railway Company. Market Street Railway's carhouse on Sacramento between Central and Walnut in The 26 Powell Street cable cars that survived the Earthquake and Fire were stored here.

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