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Original Florence Street Car Route

street-car-mapCIRCA 1900 —
Beginning at the Southern Railway depot at the foot of Court street the line ran: 

  1. Up Court to Sweetwater, 
  2. West to Cedar, 
  3. North to Tennessee, 
  4. East to Court, 
  5. North on Court, Morrison, and Wood Avenues to Lelia street, 
  6. East to Royal Avenue, 
  7. South along Royal and Huntsville Road out to Main street, 
  8. South to Union Street, then 
  9. West on Union to Royal Avenue and 
  10. Up Royal Avenue again to Huntsville Road. 
Original Florence Street Car Route - Court Street
Street car tracks going North on Court Street (1910)

  1. A branch ran up Sweetwater Avenue to the Cherry Cotton Mills. 
  2. Beginning at the intersection of Royal Avenue and Union Street, the line ran: 
  3. Up Terrace Street to Cherry Street, 
  4. North to Sweetwater, 
  5. West to Court Street, 
  6. North to Tennessee, 
  7. East on Tennessee to Royal Avenue, 
Original Florence, Alabama street car traveling on Court Street
View of a street car traveling down Court Street
  1. Another line began at the intersection of Market (now Wood) and Tennessee and ran 
  2. Up Market to Tuscaloosa Street, 
  3. East to Poplar Street & through Nellie Avenue to Wood Avenue at the State Normal College. 

This route was about eight miles in length.