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12 years ago
JBK
I remember in 1958 or so when I was about 8 yrs young soaking wet riding in a long green CTA streetcar with a conductor stationed by the back doors....Passengers used CTA tokens to pay the fare. I assume tokens were used at the time to prevent robberies, etc...
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12 years ago
JBK
Hi: Re: The top photo with the guy and the cars. I noticed at the top the old classic CTA train still be used in those days. I remember riding on one once. It was creaking, rattling and screeching... The old style hand holds and teardrop lightbulbs.. I hope they kept some for a museum, etc... About the cars. Sturdy weren't they? In my perfect world, they'd be sturdy again plus smart and gr
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