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The Easter Parade: 1904
... so inclined you can still buy them yourself. Motorized Hansom? I always check images of this period to look for automobiles. Is ... I'm seeing? Never saw such a thing before. [It's an electric cab, seen and discussed in several other posts here. - Dave] ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 12:15pm -

The Easter Parade: 1904

On Broadway: 1905
... or hanging from the side of the building. [It's an electric sign. Similar to the one seen on the New Montauk Theater . - Dave] ... Electric street lights, electric signs, an electric hansom cab, an electric charabanc, what a wonderful world. Are the trams ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/18/2012 - 5:35pm -

On Broadway: 1905

Macys Herald Square: 1908
... landmarks include Lucio's Pearls and a couple of the electric hansom cabs seen in a previous post . 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/18/2012 - 8:58pm -

Macys Herald Square: 1908

Texas Flood: 1904
... then but the need to know and "witness" was there. Electric Vehicle Company Those are buses made by the Electric Vehicle Company of Hartford, Connecticut. The advertisement below is ... Columbia made a full line of vehicles including hansom cabs as seen here . Unable to keep up with the demand for electric ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 7:55pm -

Texas Flood: 1904

Longacre Square: 1904
... of Packard. What a picture! Oh, and Happy New Year Electric cab On the right, facing away from us in the distance past two hansom cabs,is an electric hansom cab with pneumatic tires. You can see the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 7:35pm -

Longacre Square: 1904

Cafe Martin: 1908
... me luck. Handsome Incidentally grouped: A fancy hansom, behind which lurks a cop in his tall gray hat, two men in derbies, a ... It's always interesting to see how they turned out. Electric Cab The funny looking vehicle out front of the building on 26th ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 7:58pm -

Cafe Martin: 1908
 
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