A History Of The Tucson Street Railway (1897-1906)
by W. Eugene Caywood in collaboration with Keith Glaab
Outside of the Carbarn
In the late nineteenth century, Tucson was a growing town with a strong desire to project a metropolitan image.
One key to continued development was the establishment of dependable public transportation to move Tucsonans around their newly bustling city. This is the story of the first streetcar line: the horse-drawn Tucson Street Railway.