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A Conversation at McDonald's

So if you pay attention to what I blog about here is a virtual high five. Also, you will know that I went to Melbourne for a bit this week. 379 more words

London trams seen entering Kingsway Tram Subway Beulah Library Roll F37

Footage taken in Southampton Row circa 1950.
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Lisbon: Europe's "City by the Bay"

A long time ago, as in over 100 years ago, San Francisco was often referred to as “Paris of the West.”  The name had a “cool” factor meant to draw people west.  2,308 more words

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Via Tolosana Day 6: Poubelle Planet, Montpellier to Montarnaud 14kms

Jacques and I met in the small park near our tram stop. Not only had I caved on the getting to Montpellier, I also caved on getting out. 938 more words

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Trams and fireworks (Or: Luckily not at the same time)

I seem to be on tram kick lately. Let’s see, some incidents this week:

1. There’s a place in The Hague where you have a pole right next to the tram rails. 724 more words

The Hague

A Tram Crossing Grosvenor Bridge, Chester - Circa 1920

Below is a picture taken around 1920 of one of Chester’s double decker electric trams passing over Grosvenor Bridge, in the picture you can see the twin bracket poles which allowed for two way tram traffic across the bridge.

Chester

Tarvin Road, Chester - Circa 1930's

Below is a picture taken around the early 1930’s, you can see the tracks for the trams that used to run to the City.

The picture dates after 1930 as the over head cables for the trams have been removed. 42 more words