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Streetcar Lines Of Hub

Streetcar Lines Of Hub

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Published by BOSTON STREETRAILWAY ASSOCIATION, INC. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11511414M
ISBN 100938315056
ISBN 109780938315056
OCLC/WorldCa53445710

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Widely praised, this book is the most comprehensive book ever written on the streetcar routes that served the city of Boston, and the cities and towns of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, during what is considered the heyday of electric transit in Boston. This book covers all 52 routes of the s—every car house and station, plus Eastern Massachusetts lines to Stoneham and.

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By the end of its last full year, however, the MTA’s annual deficit had skyrocketed, and service. Streetcar Lines of the Hub By Bradley H. Clarke. Hardcover, pages "The Heyday of Electric Transit in Boston" Enjoy what may be the most detailed book ever written about Boston's streetcar lines.

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As with many large cities, a large number of Boston-area streetcar lines once existed. However, only a few remain, namely the four branches of the Green Line and the Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line, with only one (the Green Line "E" Branch) running Streetcar Lines Of Hub book service on an undivided street.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) was formed on August 3, Routes: 4/Green Line "D" 7 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 19. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one.

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