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Bibliography and Links

A variety of books and periodicals can be a valuable source of reference information on the history of street railways and on developments in the heritage trolley and light rail fields. The books may be out of print, but may be found second hand or in libraries.


  • Trolley Car Treasury, Frank J. Rowsome, Jr.,
    Bonanza Books, New York, 1956
  • Time of the Trolley, William D. Middleton, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Milwaukee, 1967


The following are links to several publications that appear either in print or electronically, and which chronicle the fields of heritage trolleys and light rail:


The following links are to organizations advocating for streetcars or supplying equipment or services to the streetcar and heritage trolley field:

Trolley Museums

The following links are to trolley museums across North America: