H&F Frederick Transfer

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Object Type

Ticket / Pass / Transfer

H&FRHS Catalog ID


Date or Period

c. 1920

Company Form Type



Frederick, Maryland

Related Individuals

F. J. Moore


2" x 4"

Storage Location

Binder 1 (Tickets/Waybills)


Transfers were special tickets provided to a passenger when they had paid the entire fare to reach a destination but would have to change to a different trolley or in some cases to a bus to reach that destination.

In order to ensure that the ticket is used as intended, the trolley crewman providing the ticket would make sure that it was marked for the day, time of day and destination. Ticket holders would be required to use the transfer on the next available trolley traveling to or past their destination or else the ticket would be voided and they would lose the money they had paid for the fare.

This transfer would have been presented to a passenger traveling to a location within Frederick city.  It is an unused transfer and is captioned on the back as “1920” however the front has written “1925.”  The red “19” indicated the day of the month while the providing crewman would punch the destination, origin point, month of the year and the hour and nearest quarter hour of the day.

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