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Cincinnati Bell Gets Streetcar Naming Rights

The Cincinnati streetcar has a new name as it gears up to begin revenue service on Sept. 9.

The 3.6-mile line will be known as the Cincinnati Bell Connector. 210 more words

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2 New Stops Added To Dallas Streetcar Schedule

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Riders will soon have two new stops on the Dallas Streetcar – locations on Zang Boulevard at 6th Street and between Davis and 7th Street in the Bishop Arts District. 160 more words

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Historic video shows Vancouver and Victoria in the early 1900s

A video showing early 1900-era life in Vancouver and Victoria has been making the rounds online.

Posted most recently on LiveLeaks, the black and white film strip takes viewers into downtown Vancouver and Victoria during a period before vehicles and traffic, with ambient sound added for effect. 275 more words

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Cincinnati Streetcar to Start Dress Rehearsals

The Cincinnati streetcar system will begin dress rehearsal service on Aug. 7 to work out any bugs before the cars begin hauling revenue passengers.

Streetcar operating and maintenance workers will observe the system and address any issues or problems that may arise before service begins on Sept. 37 more words

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Brookville Delivers More Liberty Streetcars

The fourth Liberty Streetcar has been delivered by Brookville Equipment of Brookville, Pennsylvania, to Dallas, which concludes an order placed in July 2015.

Brookville said in a news release that it is currently building six off-wire capable Liberty Streetcars for the Q Line streetcar line in Detroit. 28 more words

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The Twin Standpipes of Lakewood Heights: 1923-1955

Abrams and Goliad, y’all… (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

The two large water towers pictured above loomed over the East Dallas neighborhood of Lakewood Heights for over 30 years. 498 more words

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Mapping The Old Streetcar Routes of San Francisco

Nifty: a new Web site maps old streetcar routes used in San Francisco. “The map, created by local designer Chris Arvin, combines data from four different sources to give viewers the names and photos of routes that operated in decades past, in comparison to the city’s streetcar network today.”

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