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Helena in Lewis and Clark County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Original Helena Streetcar

 
 
Original Helena Streetcar Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2021
1. Original Helena Streetcar Marker
Inscription.  
To preserve the delights of the past for children of all ages.
This car was donated by
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Bovey
Restored by
The Helena Rotary Club
and Helena Fire Department
Last Chance Gulch Mall
1974

 
Erected 1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 46° 35.192′ N, 112° 2.393′ W. Marker is in Helena, Montana, in Lewis and Clark County. Marker is on South Last Chance Gulch near East Broadway Street, in the median. This portion of Last Chance Gulch is a pedestrian mall and is closed to vehicular traffic. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 South Last Chance Gulch, Helena MT 59601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montana's Capital (here, next to this marker); St. Louis Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Raleigh and Clarke Dry Goods (within shouting distance of this marker); Sands Brothers Dry Goods (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Dunphy Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Boston Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Helena, Financial Center of Montana (within shouting distance of this marker); Earthquakes of 1935 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Helena.
 
Original Helena Streetcar and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2021
2. Original Helena Streetcar and Marker
Streetcar on Main Street, now Last Chance Gulch, ca. 1915 image. Click for full size.
postcard on the website Helena As She Was
3. Streetcar on Main Street, now Last Chance Gulch, ca. 1915
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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