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Monday, February 26, 2007

Streetcar last day of operation, August 30, 1953


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Attached is a Ducky Swan photo of a streetcar on the last day of operation, August 30, 1953. The streetcars tied up traffic, particularly when a store was getting a delivery and there was parking on the other side of the street, as in this picture. I believe the policeman was Charlie Susnak. I had a poor version of this picture that I used for
Reflections, but I'm tickled to get a glossy print to scan.


Picture and Comments courtesy of Historian Jim Herron.