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Baltimore's first regular streetcar service goes into operation

Baltimore, 1853, zoomable map
07/26/1859
After a trial run two weeks before, Baltimore's first regular streetcar service opened with a single carriage drawn by four horses running on Broadway from Fell's Point Market to the intersection of Baltimore and North Streets. Within a year, the system had twenty-miles of track and sixty-five cars running regularly. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Clayton Colman Hall, Baltimore: History, Volume I (Baltimore: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1912), 546.

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