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Shore Fastline: 1908

Shore Fastline: 1908

Atlantic City circa 1908. "Virginia Avenue from the Boardwalk." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.


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Atlantic City & Shore Railroad

American Street Railway Investments, 1908.

Atlantic City & Shore Railroad. — Incorporated Oct. 21, 1905. This road connects Atlantic City, Pleasantville, Somers Point and Ocean City and by traffic agreement with the West Jersey & Sea Shore R. R., operates cars to Longport.

Plant And Equipment.— Miles of track (electric), 44.8 of which 17 are leased; gauge, 4 ft. 8½ in.; 20 cars; overhead and third rail. Power rented from West Jersey & Sea Shore R. R.

Bench Warmers

Love to look at these people soaking up the vitamin D and relaxing. Wouldn't it be great to sit there just one day all day and listen to and observe folks of that time.


Before solid infrastructure - Umm... Where is it now?

Sweeney's Billiards, Pool and Bowling Academy

Sounds like a great place to pick up a Bachelor's Degree.

Trains to Pleasantville!

Upon arrival, the photo will become colorized, and the women will toss away their bustles and funny hats, and get uppity!

Babyface Nelson?

That baby up against the fence appears to have a goatee!

Looks Like

Atlantic City was the location of the very first AARP convention! Or was it initially a 55+ only resort?

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