As trolleys began to take hold in Asheville, they still shared the streets with the horse-drawn set.
Ashevilleans packed downtown streets to see the first run of the city’s electric streetcars in February 1889.
A string of streetcars takes teachers to the Asheville Normal School in 1919.
A colorized photo from the same era shows trolleys as the lifeblood of a bustling town.
A typical street scene in early 1920s Asheville.
An idyllic view of a moonlit ride above the French Broad
Scenes from Asheville’s last trolley ride, on Labor Day, 1934
A small monument placed on Haywood Road by the West Asheville Business Association in 1998 marks the “end of car line” where the journey ended.