Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership (STEP)

Old Photos and Maps

Union Square horsecar - 1880s

A horse-drawn streetcar ("horsecar") operated by the Middlesex Street Railway. It's in front of the building that's now the Midnite Convenience store.
Union Square streetcar

Union Square - 1900s

A streetcar in Union Square. From a postcard mailed in 1909.
Union Square

Clarendon Hill streetcar - Date unknown

A West Somerville streetcar with Clarendon Hill signage.
Clarendon Hill streetcar

Teele Square - Date unknown

Streetcars in Teele Square. From a postcard.
Teele Square

Davis Square - 1900s

A streetcar in Davis Square. From a postcard mailed in 1910.
Davis Square

Davis Square - Date unknown

Boston & Maine Railroad station in Davis Square, with the Somerville Theater behind it. From a postcard.
Davis Square

Winter Hill Station - 1900s

A former rail station on the Lowell line. From a postcard mailed in 1907.
Winter Hill Station

Winter Hill Station - 1900s

A larger view of Gilman Square. From a postcard mailed in 1912.
Winter Hill Station

Somerville Highlands Station - 1900s

A former rail station on the Lowell line. From a postcard mailed in 1908.
Somerville Highlands Station

Highland Ave - Date unknown

A view of Highland Ave and Medford St. From a postcard.
Highland Ave

Highland Ave - 1936

Streetcar 724 on Highland Ave. Photo dated June 1936.
Highland Ave

Highland Ave - 1936

Another streetcar on Highland Ave. Photo dated 1936.
Highland Ave

Union Square streetcar - 1937

Electric streetcars made 88 stops a day in Union Square in the early 1900s.
Union Square streetcar