Streetcar bell

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Titles Streetcar bell
Description Brass bell worn on the harness of horses pulling streetcars for the Minneapolis Street Railway Company before 1891. It has a rectangular crown that allows it to be attached to a harness.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches height
3 inches diameter (bottom rim of bell)
Nomenclature bell (idiophone)
Materials brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Creation Manufacturer: More Jones & Co.
Subjects Used by: Minneapolis Street Railway Company
Used by: Streetcars and buses
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Transportation. Rail
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1874 - Not later than 1891 (Manufacturing company was founded in 1874 and by 1891, all Twin City Rapid Transit Company lines were electrictrified.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2015.115.1 (Accession Number)

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