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Updated: February 18, 2019 @ 9:40 pm
Workers prepare the ground for the Sioux City Street Railway Co.'s lines in this undated photo. The company was incorporated Dec. 11, 1883, and opened July 4, 1884.
The 800 block of Jackson Street is shown in 1890. A streetcar provided public transportation on major streets around town.
Pierce Street is shown in 1941. Streetcars were once the main mode of transportation in Sioux City.
A street car drives down Fourth Street and the middle of a busy downtown Sioux City circa 1860-1879.
An electric streetcar line from East Fourth into Greenville crosses the Floyd River in 1913. Streetcars were the main mode of public transportation in the early 1900s.
An early day Sioux City streetcar which served Pearls and Jennings streets is shown in this undated photo. The signs on the streetcar are advertising a special sale on ladies trimmed hats at Davidson Bros. and the Parsons, Pelletiers' grocery store. The sign near the wheels of the streetcar reads "Sioux City Traction Co."
Streetcars that were retired after the inauguration of bus service are shown June 20, 1948, on the edge of a cornfield near Memorial Drive.
Streetcar on Center St, near W. 7th,ca. 1893
In the days before air conditioning, when windows were left open at night to catch cool summer breezes, Harland Johnson could hear the streetcars pulling in and out of Cecelia Park.