One of the few photos of a Pawtucket "narrow gauge" (4 foot) car. An open car in cold weather seems odd, but these cars were used as workingmen's smoking cars. The photo dates from about 1898.
Image from Rhode Island Transit Album by D. Scott Molloy (1978).

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