Author: Emily Shepard

Emily Shepard

Emily Shepard first attempted to share her interest in history by creating a hot pink history book costume for trick or treating in '91, which was ineffective due to The Great Halloween Blizzard. Her favorite modes of transportation are sauntering and rambling, with an occasional constitutional.

Four men in work clothes inside a streetcar maintence shop with several streetcars in the baackground.

Living in a Streetcar City

In my Grandma’s recollections, streetcars were much more than just transportation. Many of her memories focus on the community that surrounded streetcars and the way streetcars shaped her experience of the Twin Cities.