Fourth Ward Railroad
The Fourth Ward Railroad, a street trolley line in Syracuse, New York, was organized in 1887 and opened in 1888. The company was one of three different railways that were awarded operation franchise rights to run cars in James Street.
|Headquarters||Syracuse, New York|
|Locale||Syracuse, New York, United States|
|Dates of operation||1888–1890|
|Successor||Syracuse Consolidated Street Railway|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8+1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
The line commenced in James Street where it ran to Hawley Avenue, Green, Lodi and Willow. The tracks in East Water street were laid by the Genesee and Water Street Railroad and were acquired by the road later that year.
- "Study for Bus Franchise Recalls Early Trolley Lines". Syracuse Herald-Journal. Syracuse, New York. May 23, 1940.
- Bruce, Dwight Hall. Memorial history of Syracuse, N.Y., from its settlement to the present time. Electronic Library, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2011.