Picturesque Old Philippines:
Trains and Tramways

On the Bridge of Spain, at Manila

A country road near San Roque, Luzon Island

View of the "San Roque Overland".
Showing a gay party of American officers and soldiers.



The Escolta, a main business throroughfare in Manila, has a street-car line known als "Carromotes," each car drawn by one horse, as in European countries. The travel is all to the left; this custom is shown in this view.


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created: February 18, 1997
updated: March 25, 1998
APSIS Editor Johann Stockinger