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The trolley offered fast, regular, cheap, and silent transportation to the nation's country people. Farm areas like Deerfield, Massachusetts, used these small trolleys running beside roads before cars were common. The regular service and cheap fares helped men to work away from their farms and gave families a chance to explore the landscape. Most of the cars had open sides in the summer and windows for winter use.


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Mt. Sugarloaf and Trolley

photographer   The Springfield News Company
date   c. 1903
location   South Deerfield, Massachusetts
process/materials   half-tone paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Postcard
accession #   #1997.08.01.0024

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