Peoria County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
Streetcars and the
Caterpillar Shift Change
Photos and Information courtesy of Steve Slaughter
|Shift change at Caterpillar, Streetcars await. Left: 1933. Right: 1946.|
Caterpillar shift change - 1933: Workers at the East Peoria Caterpillar manufacturing facility were greeted at shift change by a long line of streetcars. This particular photo shows cars in que on W. Washington St in East Peoria in 1933.
Caterpillar shift change - 1946: The only real difference between these 2 photos is that the streetcars have been modernized. This particular style trolley car is called a BIRNEY.
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