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  • Tags: 1900s

Trolley Bridgeport Oak Street.jpg
Two trolley motormen pose with the Bridgeport Oak Street trolley.

Fairfield Ave Trolley.jpg
Motorman Szymanski stands with Car No. 1944, a yellow trolley-car produced by Brill Manufacturing Co. This picture was taken on the intersection of the Post Road and Miller Street.

The trolley's route led it up Fairfield Avenue to Ash Creek and…

Stratfield Trolley.jpg
Pictured here is one of Fairfield's trolleys running to the Stratfield neighborhood. The trolley has just crossed Jackman Avenue.

stratford trolley.jpg
Trolley car No. 1479, constructed from wood by the Osgood Bradley Company and painted yellow.

Pictured here is motorman Patrick Collins standing with his trolley car on the Post Road at Miller Street. The Kilbourne-Sauer Co. building is visible…

Norwalk Trolley.jpg
One of Fairfield's trolley cars headed toward Norwalk. The No. 1941 car is pictured here at speed near the Pequot Monument in Southport.

Brill Manufacturing Company produced the car, which was colored yellow.

Brooklawn Trolley.jpg
Pictured here is Car 1751 of the Fairfield trolly service. The car is on the bridge between North Avenue and King's Highway, the boundary between Bridgeport and Fairfield.

This particular trolley route ran from East Main Street in Bridgeport to…

Hurricane 1938 Fairfield Trust.jpg
Tree damage and debris around the Fairfield Trust Company building following the passage of the 1938 hurricane.

Hurricane 1938 tree on house.jpg
Fairfield residents work together to remove a tree knocked over onto a house by the 1938 hurricane.

Hurricane 1938 Reef Road.jpg
The large-scale flooding caused by the hurricane of 1938 left Reef Road entirely below water.

Hurricane 1938 Beach Wreckage.jpg
Fairfield residents survey a home on Fairfield Beach which was torn apart by the destructive force of the infamous 1938 storm.
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