Union Traction streetcar No. 18, overturned at Soquel and Pacific

A crowd gathered around Union Traction streetcar #18, overturned at Soquel and Pacific. The conductor and most passengers had left the car after an earlier accident. The unattended car rolled backwards along Soquel Avenue until it left the tracks at the turn onto Pacific. One passenger, Mrs. Hildreth Foster, was injured

she later recovered. The streetcar was reassembled and returned to service.

Source of information: Notes on back of photo

McCaleb pp. 92-93
Date: 1921-08-25
Type: PHOTO
Coverage:
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1920s
Rights: This photograph/postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-0407

Citation

“Union Traction streetcar No. 18, overturned at Soquel and Pacific.” 1921-08-25. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/9637. Accessed 17 May 2024.