Pictures 14A-11 and 14A-12.
In the upper picture, car no. 28 leaves the barn with a trailer in tow,
perhaps for service to West End Park or to the Fair Grounds. The
number of the trailer is not visible, but it might have been a former horse
car and it was probably one of the 21 to 24 group. The scene is at
Tremont Street, in the yard outside the car barn, looking northwest.
Notice the lack of a frog in the overhead wire at this switch. It
was the conductor's job to make sure the trolley pole did not leave the
wire as the car passed over the switch. In the lower picture, open
car no. 29, sister to car 28, poses in front of the original Tremont Street
car barn. Trailer no. 24 sits in one door of the two-track extension
built onto the south side of the barn.
— Champaign County Historical Society, from Urbana Courier archives
(upper), Don T. Thrall photo, William C. Janssen collection (lower)
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