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Trolley Topics Publication

Identifier:
2019.3.10
Description:
This Trolley Topics Publication is Vol. 1/October/No. 15 and of an unknown early 20th-century date.

Street Railway Weekly, later Trolley Topics, was a periodical published by the Grand Rapids Railway Co., a nationally recognized leader in the street railway industry. It was designed for the use of the electric streetcar patrons of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Distributed at no cost, the pamphlet format combined jokes, facts, entertainment news and an editorial espousing the company line. The issues document the impact of the automobile and the bus on the streetcar system.

(Source: Trolley Topics collection, Finding Aid # 35, Grand Rapids Public Library)
Date:
20th century
Materials:
Paper
Source:
Gift of Thomas Dilley
Links:
https://www.grpl.org/uploads/grhsc/035.pdf
Maker/Donor
Thomas Dilley
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