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HSR Streetcar Roster

This is the list of all horsecars and streetcars used by the HSR between 1874 and 1951.

:2 - second streetcar with this number
? - unknown
DE - Double End
DT - Double Truck
even - even numbers only
ex - formerly known as
odd – odd numbers only
open - open sided car. Passengers would enter from the sides, and the conductor walked along edges collecting fares. Banned in Ontario in 1915.
r/b – rebuilt
r/n – renumbered
SE - Single End
ST - Single Truck

Sources

Hamilton Spectator

“New Street Cars - Fifteen of Them Ordered From a Firm in Troy N.Y.” April 4, 1892, pg 1
“Brief Local Items” June 20, 1892, pg 1
“New Street Cars” February 20, 1893, pg 1
“Brief Local Items” May 29, 1893, pg 1
“Brief Local Items” June 12, 1893, pg 1

Mills, John M. Cataract Traction; The Railways of Hamilton. Toronto: Upper Canada Railway Society/Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association, 1971