Albuquerque Electric Streetcar System

Albuquerque Electric Streetcar System (HMUKG)

Location: Albuquerque, NM 87102 Bernalillo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 5.006', W 106° 38.879'

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An electric streetcar system in Albuquerque was constructed in 1904 to replace the horse-drawn trolleys. Two streetcar companies were established, one for the downtown Albuquerque and Old Town Plaza areas (the Albuquerque Traction Company) and another for the Huning Highlands-University area (the Highland). By 1908 six miles of track linked downtown Albuquerque to Old Town Plaza, with lines running north to the Lumber Mill, east to the Huning Highlands and the University, and south to Los Barelas The streetcar shown in this 1918 photograph was operated by female conductors known as "motorettes". In 1929 the electric streetcar system was abandoned and replaced by buses.
Photograph courtesy of Albuquerque City Museum
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 349764 N 3883537
Decimal Degrees35.08343333, -106.64798333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 5.006', W 106° 38.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 5' 0.36" N, 106° 38' 52.74" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 134-168 Historic U.S. 66, Albuquerque NM 87102, US
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