Transportation Token : United Traction Company Sustem, Albany

Transportation Token : United Traction Company Sustem, Albany
Title
Transportation Token : United Traction Company Sustem, Albany
Date 
1899-1940
Medium 
White metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Description 
Transportation token; white metal; equilateral diamond in center surrounded by a circular disc 1/8 in. wide; obverse "UNITED TRACTION COMPANY / SYSTEM" reverse "GOOD FOR / ONE FARE"
Credit Line 
Gift of A. Morganthau, 1940
Object Number 
1940.730
Gallery Label 
On November 29, 1899, the Albany Railway, the Troy City Railway, and the Watervliet Turnpike and Railroad Company merged to form the United Traction Company (UTC). The UTC then became the sole public trolley system in Albany, NY.
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Creative: Tronvig Group