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Tramcar No.11

What we know about this image :

This photograph, taken at the eastern end of Victoria Road, West Hartlepool, in 1899, shows one of the first five new cars (Nos. 11-15), of the Hartlepools Electric Tramcar Co. Ltd. (a subsidiary of the British Electric Tram Co. Ltd.). They were painted in the current standard BET livery of orange-yellow and white. In the background, the Wesley Chapel dominates the scene but the construction of the Grand Hotel behind it has not yet begun.

Date (of image) : 1899

Donor : John Watson

Creator : Valentine


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