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Birney Safety Cars

Description: This image shows Birney Safety Cars. A Birney or Birney Safety Car is a type of streetcar that was manufactured in the United States in the 1910s and 1920s. The design was small and light and was intended to be an economical means of providing frequent service at a lower infrastructure and labor cost than conventional streetcars. Production of Birney cars lasted from 1915 until 1930.
Origin: 1920-04
Created By: Martin
Publisher: Digital Image 2018 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Collection: Postcards of Indiana the Jay Small Collection
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Geography: Indiana
Vigo County
Terre Haute
Subjects: Trolley cars
Street scenes
Street lights
Stores & shops

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