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6133Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: trolleys to Chicago

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  • Dick Ryall
    Jan 3, 2002
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      San Francisco has trolleys, and Salt Lake City has new light rail.

      paul larner wrote:
      >
      > Boston is a treat for the trolley fan. I don't recall trolleys in Baltimore
      > at least not of the old school. Philly I have not seen but hear they are
      > good. SanDiego is a new system and I have heard more a waste of taxpayers
      > money than a solution to the traffic problems. Around here it is worth a
      > trip to Boston to ride the cars. Then you an take a trip up to Seashore
      > before heading back home. That would be a couple of days well spent. When
      > you do the Boston cars your wife can shop at the malls and outlet stores
      > around the NH/Me border the nthe whole family would enjoy Seashore - they
      > used to have a great book store as well.
      >
      > PKL
      >
      > >From: "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@...>
      > >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: "'FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com'" <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > >Subject: RE: [FJGRailroad] Re: trolleys to Chicago
      > >Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 10:15:47 -0600
      > >
      > >That's not true! You can go to Buffalo and take a trolley around downtown!
      > >There's also
      > >a big trolley system in Baltimore, Philly, Boston and SanDiego! They may
      > >not be as
      > >classic as a Saint Louis Car, but they are trolleys no less! Definitely
      > >don't consider those
      > >ugly busses calling themselves trolleys in Lake George, Albany & Saratoga!
      > >It's funny,
      > >every five years or so, there's a group in Albany that talks about
      > >restoring
      > >the United
      > >Traction Company! They say that's a much better transportation system
      > >(environmentally)
      > >than the current bus situation! I'd love to see a belt line trolley like
      > >that! I love public
      > >transportation! If they had a city trolley around here I'd be the first
      > >person in line to be
      > >an operator...
      > >
      > >Gino
      > >
      > > > ----------
      > > > From: Knixrule1@...
      > > > Reply To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Thursday, January 3, 2002 10:13 AM
      > > > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: trolleys to Chicago
      > > >
      > > > You are making me long for the days of interesting public
      > >transportation.
      > > > Imagine photographing trolleys running through Scotia rather than
      > > > watching empty CDTA buses roll past every fifteen minutes. Alas, we
      > >have
      > > > built spread out communities and we are hooked to the auto so I guess
      > >the
      > > > only trolley we will see, is the seashore museum on vacation.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      >
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