Streetcars

Photo of a streetcar during its layover, two conductors stand with it, Minneapolis, 1905.

High-speed suburban car 1150 on the "Deephaven" line of the Lake Minnetonka Division, taking layover time on First Avenue North between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Minneapolis, ca. 1905.

Minnesota Historical Society Photograph Collection, Location no. HE4.2 r100 Negative no. 7755

"They were the most efficient and least expensive mass transportation available, and with the use of transfers it was possible to go from anywhere in the city to anywhere else for five cents."

Melvin Frank, "In North Minneapolis: Sawmill City Boyhood," Minnesota History (winter 1980).

Lunch Bucket

Color photo of a tin lunch pail, ca. 1900.

Tin lunch pail, opened to show compartments, from 1890.

Minnesota Historical Society Museum Collections, 68191.2