|Title||Richmond S.I. N.Y. Trackless Trolley|
|Object Name||Negative, Film|
|Collection||Albertype Company Collection|
Original B&W film negative. Front view of the Third County Courthouse in Richmond, Staten Island. A trackless trolley is stopped on Court Place at the corner of Center Street. There is a driver behind the wheel, and a man stands next to the trolley with one foot on the trolley steps. Another man stands on the street at left. Inscriptions on the trolley: "TRACKLESS / TROLLEY / 302" and "DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND STRUCTURES." Handwritten inscription along the bottom edge of the negative: "Richmond S.I. N.Y. Trackless Trolley."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century, Historic Richmond Town, HRT)
|Acquisition||Gift of Wisconsin State Historical Society|
|Ownership and History||The Third County Courthouse still stands as the Visitor Center at Historic Richmond Town. At the time this photo was taken, the building had been mostly abandoned as a government center, following the relocation of most government offices to St. George on the north shore of Staten Island.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Davis, William T.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|