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Catalog Number 1976-176-1338
Accession number 1976-176
Object Name Petition
Collection San Jose City Archives
Date 1889/09/16
Year Range from 1889
Year Range to 1889
Description Petition of P. P. Austin et al. for a franchise for a horse railroad. Petitioners state the system will be powered by horse, electricity or motor as approved by the council. The line is to be part of the First Street Railroad system and will run from William and First Streets to the southern city limits. Paul P. Austin. J. F. Devendorf. A. C. Darby. John R. Roberts. Thomas Bodley. A. J. Mullen.
Creator San Jose (Calif.) Common Council.
People Bodley, Thomas
Mullen, A. J.
Austin, Paul P.
Devendorf, J. F.
Darby, A. C.
Roberts, John R.
Subjects First Street Railroad
Street railroad tracks
Street railroads
Street railroads -- California -- San Jose (LCSH)
Street railroads -- California -- Santa Clara County (LCSH)
Street-railroads (LCSH)
Streets
Streets -- California
Streets -- California -- San Jose
Oak Hill Cemetery (San Jose, Calif.)
Electric railroads
Electric vehicles (LCSH)
Credit line City of San Jose, Ronald Gerow, Property Administrator