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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Established 1964
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× Philadelphia Transportation Co.
1895 Union Traction Co. → 1902 Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. → 1940 Philadelphia Transportation Co. 1968 to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
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× Electric Traction Co. of Philadelphia
1893–1896. 1896 to Union Traction Co.
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× Philadelphia Traction Co.
1883–1896. 1896 to Union Traction Co.
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× People's Traction Co.
1873 People's Passenger Railway Co. → 1893 People's Traction Co. 1896 to Union Traction Co.
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× Hestonville Mantua & Fairmount Passenger Railroad Co.
1859–1898. 1898 to Union Traction Co.
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× Lehigh Avenue Passenger Railway Co.
1873–1899. 1899 to Union Traction Co.
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× Media Middletown Ashton & Chester Electric Railway Co.
1893–1906. 1906 to Philadelphia Rapid Transit
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× Philadelphia Morton & Swarthmore Street Railway Co.
1899–1906. 1900 leased to Media Middletown Ashton & Chester Electric Railway
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× Frankford Tacony & Holmesburg Electric Railway Co.
1890 Holmesburg Tacony & Frankford Electric Railway Co. → 1910–1926 Frankford Tacony & Holmesburg Electric Railway Co. 1926 to Philadelphia Rapid Transit
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× Fairmount Park Transportation Co.
1896–1946
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× Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co.
1895 Philadelphia & West Chester Traction → 1936 Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. 1970 to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
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× Philadelphia & Western Railroad Co.
1907 Philadelphia & Western Railway Co. → 1946 Philadelphia & Western Railroad Co. 1954 to Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co.
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× Philadelphia Railways
1897 Southwestern Street Railway → 1911–1932 Philadelphia Railways
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× J. G. Brill Company
Manufacturer
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× Buckingham Valley Trolley Association
Preservation group. 1975 ex Trolley Valhalla
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Trolleybus Facilities / Operators

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
1923 Philadelphia Transportation Co. → 1968 Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
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Subway Facilities / Operators




Information

Sources

1. Harold E Cox. Early Electric Cars of Philadelphia, 1885-1911. Forty Fort, PA: Author, 1969.

2. Harold E Cox. Surface Cars of Philadelphia 1911-1965. Forty Fort, PA: Author, 1965.

3. Harold E Cox. Utility Cars of Philadelphia 1892-1971. Forty Fort, PA: Author, 1971.

See also: a personal site of Dr. Harold E. Cox with author’s books and car builders’ order lists: http://streetcars.telcen.com/


Active Photographers of the City

1st place: Palal — 82 photos
2nd place: Аксёнов Дмитрий — 63 photos
3rd place: Лайонел — 27 photos

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