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Atlanta: Streetcar testing begins in dead of night

In the wee morning hours of Saturday Aug. 16th, Atlanta’s 2.7-mile modern streetcar line experienced the first actual streetcar rolling over its tracks.

In a test, towed by a large truck, one of the first Siemens S70 streetcars to arrive in the city completed its initial test without power. 111 more words

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Ladies Riding Cars

By 1900 streetcars were plentiful in large cities and were an accepted method of transportation about town. But riding the cars presented certain difficulties for ladies. 1,090 more words

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Trolley Talks

*She’s aliiiiiiiiiive!*

After a summer blogging slumber (which Christian Cassidy called me out on in July during an interview on West End Dumplings—whoops!), I’m getting back in the blogging game. 881 more words


3 things walking home from work

1. Groundhogs snacking at Fort York
2. Streetcars honking at jackass drivers
3. A designer chihuahua balancing on her front paws to wee.


Riding the Cars

When Isabella Alden wrote about her characters “riding the cars,” she wasn’t referring to automobiles. The “cars” she wrote about were steam cars and streetcars. 890 more words

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