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Flu Season 1918, Richmond, VA

Flu season is here and garnering a lot of publicity. Today my daughter and I took her triplet 3 year olds for flu shots and then for ice cream afterwards. 754 more words

TTC Streetcars and Buses Swap Routes in February 2018 (Updated Jan. 19, 2017)

The TTC has confirmed the following changes in the allocation of streetcars and buses to various routes effective with the February 18, 2018 schedules:

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Remember Trolleyville?

Remember Trolleyville USA,which was located in Olmsted Township on Cleveland’s west side? Also known as the Gerald E. Brookins Museum of Electric Railways, Trolleyville USA closed in 2005. 136 more words

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Bombardier failed to meet revised target for streetcar delivery in 2017, TTC says

TORONTO STAR by Miriam Katawazi

Montreal-based rail manufacturer had revised its goal to 63 streetcars. By the end of the year, only 59 had been delivered. Read more…


Shopping, Streetcars, and Sleuthing

One of my favorite places in Denton is the Mini Mall on the Square. Many times a visit evolves from a shopping trip to a trip down memory lane. 528 more words


Today in Texas History - December 12

From the Annals of the Streetcars –  In 1910, the “Toonerville Trolley” streetcar line began operating between Houston and the suburban community of Bellaire .In 1909 the Westmoreland Railroad Company, directed by Bellaire developer William Wright Baldwin, began construction of a streetcar line between the intersection of Bellaire Blvd and South Rice Ave and Houston’s Main Street 4 miles to the east to improve transportation between Bellaire and Houston.  55 more words

Early Days of the CLRVs (Updated)

With the demise today of car 4000, the first of the Canadian Light Rail Vehicles, a look back on the prototypes when they were brand new. 194 more words