The trolley system (U.E.R.) United Electric Railway and The Narragansett Electric Co. were owned by Marsden J. Perry.
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Maryellen Oct 11 2013 My grandfather, father and uncles drove the buses. This picture is a great memory.
Chris Danes Mar 29, 2008 There were a number of us who attended RISD in ’62-’68 or so – we lived at 118 N. Main St. on the 2nd and 3rd fls. Which was originally described in a WPA study of RI architecture by Henry Russell Hitchcock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry-Russell_Hitchcock) as the “First mansion of mature design” if I remember correctly. There is an interior room from the building on display at the Brooklyn Museum in NYC. It had been a flop house – a boarding house just before we moved in. Google has a “street” view of the building.
G.H. Dammann To help you date pix #7, the car to the right of the trolley is a 1946 Chevrolet, so the picture would have had to be shot during 1946 or later, but not before the end of W.W. II.
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