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front The Common, Greenfield Mass.
In this 1905 image, Bank Row, the 1796 Hollister House, Second Congregational Church, and the County Courthouse border Greenfield's common.
front Main Street from Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

Just after the Civil War, street railways become the newest form of transportation in Northampton, Massachusetts.
front Common, South Deerfield, Mass.

South Deerfield's "Common" was a small park in the center of the village. Its existence and beautification was typical of the late 19th century campaign to beautify communities.
front Electric Car Bridge over Deerfield River, Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Trolleys were responsible for giving residents, farmers and manufacturers a link to the railroad.
document "Hitching Posts Should Go"
Jul 26, 1913
By 1913 the town of Greenfield, Massachusetts, had outgrown its old roots as a farmers' emporium. Automobiles and streetcars were finding it difficult to make their way down the town's main street.
Title page "Trolley Wayfinder"
This guide of the trolley lines in Massachusetts' Connecticut Valley shows how extensive the system had become a decade and a half after its creation.
document "Deerfield Gave Warm Reception To Trolleys"
Nov 15, 1960
A 1960 article nicely summarizes the debate in Deerfield, Massachusetts, over a projected trolley line.
document "Deerfield Electric Road"
Feb 24, 1900
This 1900 article reports on the heated debate in Deerfield, Massachusetts, and summarizes the arguments both for and against a proposed electric trolley line projected to run through the center of the community.
Cover "Views On And About Mt. Tom And Of Mt.Tom Railroad"
c. 1900
Mt. Tom towers above the towns of Northampton and Holyoke, Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River.
front Trolley Car
c. 1910
The trolley car with the uniformed conductor and motorman belongs to the Connecticut Valley Street Railway Company, whose tracks ran from Greenfield to Northampton, Massachusetts, between 1901 and 1924.


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