Take a look at the streetcars of Chicago from the early 1900s in this article by John R. Schmidt of WBEZ91.5 in Chicago. The fascination with streetcars seems to only be mounting across the country, so why not take a peek at some of the history!
Find out some facts we bet you never knew: “In an era before automobiles and trucks, streetcars were used for other jobs besides public transit. They hauled mail, took prisoners to jail, plowed snow, and shuttled patients between hospitals. There were even funeral cars.”