Streetcar Runs Past the Capitol

Streetcar Runs Past the Capitol

Time Frame: ca. 1888

Streetcar runs past the capitol building in Des Moines. Electric streetcars were put into service in Des Moines on December 20, 1888, becoming the second electric railway in the United States.
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Photo courtesy of the Iowa Department of Transportation

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