San Jose Railroad Tokens (101656)

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San Jose Railroad Tokens  (101656)
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This item SOLD at 2019 Mar 23 @ 20:37UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Lot of two: 1) San Jose / Railroads // Good For / One Fare; Wm, rd., 16 mm, cutout "S". 2) S.J. & S. C. R. R. Co. / One Fare; Br., rd., 22 mm, cutout "5". The San Jose and Santa Clara Railroad Company was founded in 1868 and began laying tracks for a horsecar line from San José to Santa Clara via The Alameda. The horsecar made its inaugural 45 minute journey on November 1, 1868. Twenty years later, The San Jose and Santa Clara Railroad Company began constructing an underground electric trolley line. When completed, the mechanical problems were so frequent that service was suspended and the horsecars returned. In 1889 the underground electric system was removed and replaced with an overhead electric system that ran up and down The Alameda until the mid 1930s, when the system was replaced by buses. Salvatore Falcone Collection. City: San Jose State: California Date: