Sepia Saturday

Karori Electric Tramway Postcard (Via Flickr Commons) Sepia Saturday 532

Karori Electric Tramway Postcard (Via Flickr Commons) Sepia Saturday 532

Every week Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers to post based on a prompt. This week’s prompt is the Karori Electric Tramway so I’ve hunted the archives of Flickr Commons for trams. Here are my findings.

NSW archives steam tram 1879

Steam Tram, 1879 | NSW State Archives,

cable tram trailer_c

Cable Tram Trailer, 1907 | ibid

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tram Arnhem 21c

Tram in Arnhem, 1921 | Stockholm Transport Museum

sheffield tram z

Sheffield Tram, 1899 | ibid

Hats off to the 19th and early 20th century. They sure had some innovation and creativity in terms of invention.

Maybe we should be more humble about our era.

 

 

 

 

6 thoughts on “Sepia Saturday

  1. Liked all the pictures, but the first one is particularly intriguing with the curtains on the lower deck? I wonder what purpose they served? Or were they just marking “first class” seats?

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