Winfield Mule Cars and Street Cars

A view of a vanishing trail, last trip of mule car to College Hill, May 6th 1909
Taken at Ninth Avenue at the east side of the Mo. Pac. R'y track. The four men standing at the rear of the car are Col. E.C. Manning (with white hat), the founder of Winfield, Hon. E.P. Greer, the publisher of the Winfield Courier: S.E. Compton, the owner of the old car line, and Robert E. Farnsworth. The group of young ladies are students at the M.E. College, located on the hill at the east side of Winfield.

Mule Cars on College Hill ran from 1886 to 1909

Winfield Trolley in front of Bank enterance 9th and Main looking north toward Baden's
Note: Free Press Sign, State Bank, Window in State Bank says Dr. Emerson. c1888

Trolley Winfield Kansas

Union Railway Company Barn, near Island Park. Copied from 1901 Courier


Winfield Street Car

Winfield Trolley System

Ninth and Main, Mule Cars

The Winfield Electric Trolley

Electric Car

Winfield Kansas Electric Car

Mule Carline, driver Bert Wicker

The last trip May 17, 1909. Started 1887

The new Inter-Urban, Winfield to Arkansas City

First photograph of First car arrived June 14, 1909

Brettun Hotel

All Aboard for Arkansas City

Looking west on Ninth Ave.

First load in the new Trolley Cars June 7, 1909 Hackney Kansas
Conductor is Lester Richardson (not in picture) Left to Right: Markum Boys, Inez Beach, Mytrle Muret, Lotie Markum, Addie Fisher, Katherine Markum, Ruby Markum, Standing Mr. Fisher

George Mattison, Motorman on steps, Walter Hodge with foot on step, other unknown


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