Seattle Municipal Street Railway
Bob Kluesendorf collection
Car # 293 was built by the StLouis Car Company in 1908 as a trailer car for the Seattle Electric Company.  It originally was a center entrance/center exit car with the rear section open above the belt rail.  The center entrance/exit area was protected by folding gates.  These cars may have been built to carry extra traffic to the Alaska- Yukon-Pacific Exhibition held in 1909. Eventually 26 of these trailers were rebuilt into closed motor cars with front & rear doors.  I think they ran until the end of streetcar service in 1941.  St. Louis Car Company order number 795.
Caption by Wayne Roberts
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