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.
The City of Manchester was the directors’ car of the Manchester, NH street railway. It could also be rented out for parties.
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.
Morrison Hill Station. This building originally stood on the Portland-Lewiston interurban line.
A rare portrait featuring yours truly. Thanks, Herb.
Northampton Station was transported from Boston to Kennebunkport via barge.
There’s just something about these old trackless trolleys.
Tower C and the Library Crossing.
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.
There’s just something about a Walter.
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Camera: Leica M3 with 50mm Summicron
Film: Fuji Velvia 100
Old School Photo Lab and scanned at home.
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