040-D (DVD-R) or 040 (VHS) STREETCARS OF RIVER CITY
Louisville, KY Streetcars & Suburban Electric Railways from a single line of little cars pulled by horses, a series of lines emerged until the Louisville Railway Co. created a huge system reaching all parts of the city with 500 streetcars. Historians George Yater and Jim Calvert present the story of The Louisville Railway Company and it's subsidiary The Louisville & Interurban Railway, a system of lines that branched out in seven directions to Louisville's rapidly expanding suburbs and neighboring towns. Its a chapter of Louisville history spanning 110 years. Illustrated with maps photos and rare movies of the streetcars in action!
Narrated by Bert Pence.
Recommended for anyone interested in the history of Louisville, Kentucky, Streetcars or interurban Railways.