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Tramway in green Grenoble, France | Réseau TAG - Rhône-Alpes

Lawned rights-of-ways = non-user friendly & green transit

Tramway in green Grenoble, France | Réseau TAG - Rhône-Alpes

"The Mysterious Train" A Vintage Approach to "Motion" Graphics (with some branding thrown in for good measure) - Print Magazine

"The Mysterious Train" A Vintage Approach to "Motion" Graphics (with some brandi

This is my first posting for Imprint and I couldn’t be more thrilled to join these prestigious ranks! There will be no rhyme or reason to any of these posts other than trying to find fun visual stuff you might not have seen before. I suspect I’ll also be presenting things with some sort of a personal story attached....

Tramway in Paris editorial image. Image of platform, cablecar - 30793875

Photo about RATP Tramway train in the sun with green grass and trees Paris, France. Image of platform, cablecar, rail - 30793875

HeavyHex Cafe: Riding the rails in San Diego - Hiking - biking ...

Riding the rails in San Diego

I spent yesterday afternoon riding around San Diego on their trolley lines with a $5 all-day pass. This is the only picture I actually to...

SEPTA Red Arrow Brill & St. Louis built Trolleys

SEPTA Red Arrow Brill & St. Louis built Trolleys

This St Louis Car built multiple unit is the No. 801-802 Electroliner, one of two sets built for the Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad in 1941. These unique turquoise and salmon painted sets cemented the the North Shore's reputation as the fastest interurban in the USA. Their 86 mile run was from The Loop in downtown Chicago to downtown Milwaukee took a scheduled one hour and 58 minutes to complete. While that comes to an average of 45 MPH, the trains ran near 90MPH when they could.

CNSM 801-802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad St Louis Car MU at Union, Illinois by Dennis A. Livesey

This St Louis Car built multiple unit is the No. 801-802 Electroliner, one of two sets built for the Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad in 1941. These unique turquoise and salmon painted sets cemented the the North Shore's reputation as the fastest interurban in the USA. Their 86 mile run was from The Loop in downtown Chicago to downtown Milwaukee took a scheduled one hour and 58 minutes to complete. While that comes to an average of 45 MPH, the trains ran near 90MPH when they could.

Another one of my favorites at the Seashore Trolley Museum, Boston Elevated Car #5821. I haven't seen this one in use in a while, it always seems to be on display though I don't make it up to the museum for visits as regularly as I once did so I'm probably just missing it.

Boston Elevated # 5821

Another one of my favorites at the Seashore Trolley Museum, Boston Elevated Car #5821. I haven't seen this one in use in a while, it always seems to be on display though I don't make it up to the museum for visits as regularly as I once did so I'm probably just missing it.

NORTH YONGE RAILWAYS 19480911 TTC North Yonge Railways car #409 lays over at Glen Echo loop on September 11, 1948. This image is from the Al Chione collection.

North Yonge Railways 19480911

NORTH YONGE RAILWAYS 19480911 TTC North Yonge Railways car #409 lays over at Glen Echo loop on September 11, 1948. This image is from the Al Chione collection.

RailPictures.Net Photo: 801/802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Electroliner at Union, Illinois by Northwest Line

801/802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Electroliner at Union, Illinois by Northwest Line

RailPictures.Net Photo: 801/802 Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad Electroliner at Union, Illinois by Northwest Line

The Metro Light Rail and its 20 mile of rail line serves Phoenix, Tempe and parts of Mesa. It has been in operation since 2008 and has eased the congestion of traffic in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.

Downtown Phoenix Metro Light Rail Transportation | Jill Richards Photography

The Metro Light Rail and its 20 mile of rail line serves Phoenix, Tempe and parts of Mesa. It has been in operation since 2008 and has eased the congestion of traffic in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.

Philadelphia Transit Vehicles, Classic Rail Cars, Brilliners (1940) at 69th Street Express (1981)

Philadelphia Transit Vehicles, Classic Rail Cars, Brilliners (1940) at 69th Street Express (1981)

The Electroliner offered high speed

The Electroliner offered high speed

The Electroliner offered high speed

The Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railway's "Electro-Liner" enroute between Chicago and Milwaukee on a winter day in February 1941.

["Electro-Liner" between Milwaukee and Chicago]

The Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railway's "Electro-Liner" enroute between Chicago and Milwaukee on a winter day in February 1941.

Riding the Electroliner The second Insull interurban was about to expire Story and photographs © Glen Brewer A ride to remember My first train ride was on the blue and gray electric cars of the old…

Railroad Glory Days – Glen Brewer – Riding the Electroliner

Riding the Electroliner The second Insull interurban was about to expire Story and photographs © Glen Brewer A ride to remember My first train ride was on the blue and gray electric cars of the old…

Former Red Arrow trolley in Buckingham, Pa.

Former Red Arrow trolley in Buckingham, Pa.