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Early Transportation in Alamance County, NC: Local Photographs

Showcases early modes of transportation in Alamance County, NC using historical photographs. Includes horse-drawn conveyances, streetcars, touring bicycles, and early automobiles.

Horse & Buggy

Horse-Drawn Rig

Out for a Drive


J.V. Coble Livery Stable with Eugene S. Patterson holding reigns


Changing Trolley Cars at Haw River, NC (circa 1914-1920)

Trolley in front of Holy Comforter Episcopal in Burlington, NC

Piedmont Railway & Electric Conductors in front of Haw River bridge


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