Transportation token

Object Number: 
2002.1.3170
Date: 
1895-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
5/8 x 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A silver colored metal token pierced in the center to form a letter "H" and embossed on both sides with a spiraling decoration. On one side "Holyoke Street Ry. Co.", and on the reverse "Good For One Fare". This transit token was from an electric trolley service, Holyoke Street Railway Company, in the town of Holyoke, Mass. which also operated a hotel with a restaurant and theatre and an amusment park between 1895 and 1930.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group