Re: old green streetcars, punchcards, tokens

07/09/07 - posted by patrick

Besides "Nipping" (hanging/sitting on to the uprighted rear cowcatcher), hanging on the outside step, placing things on the track to flatten or frighten, yanking the electric trolley off the wire where the conductor had to get out and put it back on etc. Our street car system was really very efficient. Don't recall any graffiti, shootings or stabbings and they ran pretty much on time. Heck, folks even relinquished their seats to oldsters and women.

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