Rediff.com
Print this article

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST
Let's take a look at how people used to travel in late 1800s and early 1900s.

There was a time when people used to travel by horse-driven carriages, not by cars and buses.

Let's take a look at how people used to travel in late 1800s and early 1900s, according to Business Insider.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

In 1897, horse-drawn wagons and carriages were the main form of transportation, but electric trolley cars served as public transportation.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

On Easter morning in 1900, mostly horse drawn carriages fill the street, but two motor cars can be seen here.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

Even in 1900 it was possible to commit a traffic violation. This car is being stopped by a police man on a bicycle.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

In 1904, the Eighth Avenue trolley in New York.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

Pickwick stages, counterparts of modern day buses, outside Union Station, Los Angeles, awaiting passengers bound for southern California in 1920.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

In 1933, city officials inspect a New York City subway car newly equipped with ventilating devices that operate while the car's windows are closed.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

An aerial view of a traffic jam on 14th Street and Wall in Washington, DC in 1937.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

New York City's Sixth Avenue elevated railway and the crowded street below, circa 1940.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

Five steam locomotives, side by side, outbound from Chicago at dusk in 1940.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

Rear view of an Oklahoma car, passing through Amarillo, Texas, on its way west, in 1941.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

The ferryboat Dongan Hills, filled with commuters, about to dock at a New York City pier, circa 1945.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

A grandmother amuses her young companion in the waiting room of the Greyhound Bus Station in New York City in July 1947.

Click NEXT to read more...

RARE photos reveal how people used to travel

Last updated on: March 9, 2012 11:36 IST

Very complicated 1947 street signs in Washington, DC.

For Rediff Realtime News, click here