In the Mujica district, the lines on Calle Maceo (called Calle 77 today) and Calle Byrne (79 today), between Calles Mujica and 24 de Febrero, may have alternated and not existed at the same time. Street maps published in 1917, 1933 and 1941 show a line on Calle Byrne, but not on Calle Maceo. Matanzas resident J. J. Valle and American tramfan Wallace Higgins, who visited Matanzas in 1953 and provided two of the photographs on this webpage, remember a line on Calle Maceo, but not on Calle Byrne (between Mujica and 24 de Febrero). The line on Calle Jovellanos, between Calles Byrne and Tello Lamar, is shown only on the 1917 map and is not recalled by either Sr. Valle or Mr. Higgins.
During his visit on Monday 2 March 1953 Mr. Higgins observed the following services: five cars provided 10-minute headways from VERSALLES to SAN LUIS; three cars provided 20-minute headways from MUJICA to PLAYA; and one car ran every 30-40 minutes from NARANJAL to a circuit around Calles Mujica, Maceo, 24 de Febrero and Cuba - it did not go to the city center.
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