Early German experimental vehicle operating on the trolleybus principle; an open dogcart-like carriage powered via a pair of overhead electric wires, similar to Siemens' 1882 Berlin tram. The vehicle is carrying four passengers plus the driver. Photograph taken in a rural location, presumably on a 'test track'.
Unknown photographer, 1882 - 1908
Image no: 1788-S
Inventory no: 1998/84342
Your memories: This is the "Elektromote", the world's first trolleybus developed by Dr Ernst Werner von Siemens and operated on a test track ........ Read more »