Transportation token

Title:
Transportation token
Date: 
1930-1960
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
5/8 x 1/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A silver colored metal token pierced in the center to form a truncated square and embossed on both sides with a spiraling decoration. On one side "United Traction Company System/ UT", and on the reverse "Good For One Fare/ UT". United Traction ran the trolley car system from 1899 to 1946, and later a bus company in Albany, Troy, Rensselaer, Watervliet and surrounding New York State communities.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3173
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group