Trains, trams, trucks, cars and rubberneckers. 1950-1960: the Dutch Golden Age of Road Wreckage. Crash scene photography from the archives of the Amsterdam Police.

Corner of Stadhouderskade and Ferdinand Bolstraat. Collision between tram line 24 and a truck from Varekamp. 6 April 1960
Damrak near Beursplein. Tram of line 5 derailed (motor car 308) and overturned trailer 757. 22 October 1957.
Javakade. Collision between a bus on line P – autubus 87 – and a passenger car. 7 January 1953.
Insulindeweg. Collision between two trams including line 3. 9 October 1960.
Insulindeweg. Collision between two trams including line 3. 9 October 1960.
Insulindeweg at the Muiderpoort station. Collision between a bus of line 11 – autubus 100 – and a passenger car. 14 July 1960.
Hugo de Grootplein. Collision between tram line 3, motor car 454, and a passenger car. 25 September 1953.
Hoofdweg. Collision of tram of line 13 – trailer 811 – with a truck of a forwarding service. 6 Jan 1956.
Van Baerlestraat. Collision between tram line 3 – motor car 460 – and a passenger car. 19 February 1954.
Traffic accident in Scheldestraat near Churchill avenue.
Collision of tram line 25 (motor car 504) with a passenger car. September 21, 1952.
Traffic accident on the Hemweg. Collision between a bus of line P (registration number NB 47 60) and a passenger car. 1950-1960.
Ruyschstraat near Camperstraat. Collision between tram line 3 (motor car 422) and a VAMI truck. 26 June 1952.
Leidsestraat near Prinsengracht. Collision between tram of line 1, motor car 386 with trailer 622,
and tram of line 2, motor car 484 with trailer 889. 23 May 1953.
Leidsestraat near Prinsengracht. Collision between tram of line 1, motor car 386 with trailer 622,
and tram of line 2, motor car 484 with trailer 889. 23 May 1953.
Churchill avenue at the Scheldestraat. An instruction bus (bus 146) has rammed into a telephone booth.
Two people were killed in the accident. 14 April 1955.
Van Woustraat. Collision between two trams, inclulding a line 4 tram, and a truck. 18 February 1960.
Van der Hoopstraat. Damaged bus (reg. no. NB 42 67). The damage is the result of a collision between bus line 10 B
and a van from the animal shelter in Van der Hoopstraat. 5 May 1952.
Van Woustraat. Collision between tram of line 4 – motor car 412 – and a trailer with crates of milk bottles. 21 August 1956.
Traffic accident on the level crossing at Sloterdijk station. Collision between a train and a truck. 21 December 1957.
Oude Schipholweg. Collision between two passenger cars. 20 July 1957.
Linnaeusstraat. Collision between tram line 10 and a passenger car near the Tropenmuseum. 14 February 1959.
Raadhuisstraat. Collision between tram line 13 and a trailer. January 2 1958.
Slotermeerlaan. Collision of a tram of line 13 with a passenger car. 8 April 1958.
Nassaukade near the Frederik Hendrikplantsoen. Collision between tram of line 3 (motor car 444) and a vegetable car. 11 November 1955.
Insulindeweg and Molukkenstraat. Collision between a bus of line 11 – autubus 103 – and a tour bus from Zeeland.
Bus line 11 hit a facade. 27 March 1959.
Corner of Insulindeweg and Molukkenstraat. Collision between a bus of line 11 – autubus 103 – and a tour bus from Zeeland.
Bus line 11 hit a facade. 27 March 1959.
Van der Hoopstraat near Fannius Scholtenstraat. Collision between tram of line 10 (motor car 466) and a truck of butter and egg trade N. Arendse & Zn. 17 December 1957.
Hugo de Grootplein. Collision between tram line 3 (motor car 454) and a passenger car. 25 September 1953.
Willemsparkweg. Collision between line 2 tram and a passenger car. October 24 1952.
Middenweg. Collision of tram line 9 (motor car 545) with a milk transport car. 19 April 1952.
Collision between tram line 7 (trailer 827) and a passenger car. December 15, 1957.
Corner of Stadhouderskade and Ferdinand Bolstraat. Collision between tram line 24 and a truck from Varekamp. 6 April 1960.

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