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Horse Drawn Tram

Subject ID:
York Road
Subject Year:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
LISSB (35) (browsing neg no 396)
Horse Drawn Tram
c1897. Old horse drawn tram No 1 as used on Corn Exchange 'Woodpecker' service 1874-1900. Photographed at the 'Woodpecker' junction of York Road and Quarry Hill. Note fork in the track layout at terminus. Tramcar operation in Leeds commenced in 1871. The first line was opened for traffic with horse trams between Boar Lane and the Oak Inn, Headingley on September 16th. View shows horse and tram with the conductor and driver stood by the side of the tram. A third man in a bowler hat is at the front of the tram. Advert for Bovril on the tram.

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