Week 16 – Requalification

Every spring I take one day in April to go to Seashore Trolley Museum and renew my driver’s license.  It’s a little boy’s dream.  I get to play with full-scale antique trains.  There is no such thing as a bad day behind the controls.

Of course I brought a camera.

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The City of Manchester was the directors’ car of the Manchester, NH street railway. It could also be rented out for parties.
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I did much of my initial training on the snow plows. They were converted from old Type III cars by the Boston Elevated Railway, and they are incredibly easy to operate.
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Morrison Hill Station. This building originally stood on the Portland-Lewiston interurban line.
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A rare portrait featuring yours truly. Thanks, Herb.
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Northampton Station was transported from Boston to Kennebunkport via barge.
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There’s just something about these old trackless trolleys.
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Tower C and the Library Crossing.
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The Loop.
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Modern trackless trolleys still operate from Harvard Square in Cambridge.
Center-entrance car #1227 from Cleveland. I had a (very small) part in the restoration of this car.
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There’s just something about a Walter.

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SHOOT MORE SLIDE FILM!

Camera: Leica M3 with 50mm Summicron

Film: Fuji Velvia 100

Processed by Old School Photo Lab and scanned at home.

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