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Re: [FJGRailroad] Two Trolley Questions

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  • Aaron Keller
    Instead of dusty streets, muddy streets. That makes a lot of sense. Or did they use oil? The dirt road just north of my house growing used to be freshly
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 4, 2009
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      Instead of dusty streets, muddy streets.  That makes a lot of sense.

      Or did they use oil?  The dirt road just north of my house growing used to be freshly oiled every year.

      -Aaron




      From: Paul Larner <pklarner@...>
      To: FJGRailroad <fjgrailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, April 4, 2009 5:55:16 PM
      Subject: RE: [FJGRailroad] Two Trolley Questions

      I suspect you're correct about the wood slats.  Those were canvas covered roofs any walking on the fabric would not be a good thing.
       
      The sprinkler was required by the city fathers of Amsterdam to ensure the passing trolleys did not raise dust from the unpaved streets.
       
      PKL


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