Boston horse-pulled streetcar system map, 1865
Boston horse-pulled streetcar system map, 1865
Boston horse-pulled streetcar system map, 1865
Boston horse-pulled streetcar system map, 1865
Fifty-Three Studio

Boston horse-pulled streetcar system map, 1865

Regular price $30.00 $0.00

1865 was a happy time for Boston.  Boston was a hotbed of abolitionism, and after slavery was officially banned in January 1865 by the 13th Amendment, the state governor ordered a 100-gun salute, and a week of celebration followed.   (The draft riots of 1863 had been forgotten, as federal troops' increasing grip over the South had quieted opposition to the Lincoln Administration.)

During the Civil War, Boston already had a well-developed system of horse- and mule-pulled streetcar lines run by five competing companies. Boston would eventually electrify its lines in the 1890s, and build North America's first subway for its electric streetcar lines, which is still used by the Green Line today.

- Printed on Satin finish 80# cover stock - 220 GSM in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Image will be printed with a border for framing.
- Please allow five business days for production before it gets shipped out.
- Free standard shipping within the US!
- If you order a framed print, it'll come in a black birch wood frame.
- Proudly made in the USA!

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