Several of El Paso's vintage PCC streetcars are currently being refurbished in Pennsylvania, and in a few short years trolley service will return to Downtown El Paso. Whether you're an enthusiastic supporter of their revival or feel the money could be better spent, these archival photographs of El Paso Streetcars will make you nostalgic for our city's streetcar past.


EL PASO STREET CAR HEADED TO CIUDAD JUÁREZ, 1973https://www.flickr.com/photos/46633980@N04/4521483576/

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Friday, December 4, 2015

TAKING THE STREETCAR, CIRCA 1960Courtesy of Jose Luis Hernandez Caudillo.

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

SOUTH EL PASO STREET, 1959This photo was taken from the fourth floor of the White House Dept. Store.

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Monday, January 4, 2016

STREET CAR NORTHBOUND ON EL PASO ST., JANUARY 1959Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/texas/comments/2s2na3/street_car_north_bound_on_el_paso_st_el_paso/?

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Saturday, January 2, 2016

Trolley / Tranvia 1515 of El Paso City Lines on Santa Fe street between Chamizal and 11th Street. May 26, 1964. Once...

Posted by El Paso Street Railway & Bus Co. on Sunday, May 17, 2015

BRIDGE FROM EL PASO TO CIUDAD JUÁREZ, 1973https://www.flickr.com/photos/46633980@N04/4521465398/

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Sunday, November 29, 2015

STREET CAR NO. 1513 PASSING NEAR THE EL PASO LAUNDRY AND CO. (BUILT 1897) JUST EAST OF S. SANTA FE ST., AUGUST 1955https://www.flickr.com/photos/46633980@N04/4521396456/

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

STREET CAR NO. 1512 ON E. SAN ANTONIO AVE., EL PASO, 1973https://www.flickr.com/photos/46633980@N04/4521456580/

Posted by El Paso County Historical Commission on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Jan 13, 1971. El Paso City Lines 1505 Streetcar leaving passenger island stop at corner of Stanton and Overland streets....

Posted by El Paso Street Railway & Bus Co. on Thursday, May 28, 2015

Streetcar 1516 the famous trolley that was seized in Mexico when the streetcar service controversy commenced, eventually ending all trolley service in 1975.

Posted by El Paso Street Railway & Bus Co. on Saturday, January 30, 2016