6133Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: trolleys to Chicago
- Jan 3, 2002San 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.
> >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
> >the United
> >Traction Company! They say that's a much better transportation system
> >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...
> > > ----------
> > > 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
> > > Imagine photographing trolleys running through Scotia rather than
> > > watching empty CDTA buses roll past every fifteen minutes. Alas, we
> > > built spread out communities and we are hooked to the auto so I guess
> > > only trolley we will see, is the seashore museum on vacation.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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