Processing the Abele Collection

Gallery of some of the three-dimensional artifacts

photo of a sign (Belt Line 3, Delaware Ave.) from the collection
Paul looking at a sign that would be mounted in the bus or trolley indicating its route.
photo of a sign (Belt Line 3, Delaware Ave.) from the collection
one of the United Traction Company trolleys, announcing "Modern Buses will be substituted for trolley cars
photo of a calendar showing a picture of trains
Paul looking at a calendar.
photo of shelves holding metal signs and rolled items from the collection
Paul looking at a metal destination sign and a metal car stop sign.
photo of some three-dimensional objects in the collection
Red and green signal flags, a stand that Fred Abele made to hold the timetables, and a box of tools probably used to repair trolleys or buses.
Last Updated: November 20, 2012