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Last of New York’s electric trolleys departs Queens Plaza 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 7 1957)


Video: 'Queensboro Bridge Trolley the last day, April 7, 1957'

(Sunday, April 7, 1957) — The last of New York’s electric trolleys completed its final run from Queens to Manhattan early today, departing Queens Plaza at 12:32 a.m. EST, replaced by buses. Continue reading Last of New York’s electric trolleys departs Queens Plaza 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 7 1957)