Seattle cable car photo


FILE SOURCE: Cable car at 3rd & Yesler, Seattle, in 1940.gif in the Wikimedia Commons.

DESCRIPTION: Seattle cable car 2, at Third and Yesler, on the last day of cable car service in Seattle, August 10, 1940. The Yesler Way line was one of several cable railways in Seattle, but was the last to close. The last three lines all closed in 1940: The Madison Street line in February, the James Street line in April and the Yesler line in August.

DATE TAKEN: 10 August 1940

SOURCE: Seattle Municipal Archives


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