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Streetcar #728, Main Street -- 1954

1000 block of Main Street, Sept. 2, 1954 (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Oh, streetcars. In the photo above, we see car #728 heading east on Main Street on September 2, 1954, having come from, I believe, Oak Cliff (the placard reads “Jefferson”). 238 more words

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Poor Bombardier manufacturing also affected Metrolinx vehicles

WATCH ABOVE: Bombardier says all problems have been taken care of. Mark Carcasole reports. 

TORONTO — Manufacturing issues similar to those blamed for the delay of TTC streetcars… 199 more words


Raimondo, Mattiello still undecided on Providence streetcar

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – While Mayor Jorge Elorza and Council President Luis Aponte are bullish about a proposed $100.2-million streetcar project in downtown, state leaders say they have made no commitment about setting aside funding for the 1.6-mile line. 809 more words


Shoddy manufacturing delays delivery of new TTC streetcars

TORONTO – Manufacturing problems in Mexico are being blamed for the delay in the delivery of the Toronto Transit Commission’s new streetcars.

TTC CEO Andy Byford tells the… 133 more words


Chicago Streetcars in Black-and-White, Part 6

This is the sixth installment in our ongoing series Chicago Streetcars in Black-and-White.   You can find the other five installments (and the others we have done in color) by typing “Chicago streetcars” in the search window for this blog. 780 more words

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