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They could always acquire a BBC from Edmonton! :blink:

I know, wishful thinking.

Trolleybus charters in Philly are always interesting. Too bad they don't have any historical vehicles to charter, but the one I attended in 2008 in honor of the revival of northeast Philly's trolleybus network was definitely worth it.
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Found a couple more nice artic trolleys to share here.

This one at Marine Drive Station is one of the few.... to have not split its poles!

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Here's one at Marine at Main.

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And another at the same place with another trolley visible!

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how are those E60's holding up?

I was in SF in May and they were doing fine mechanically but some of them were quite badly vandalized and they looked as though they'd been that way for a while, as in MUNI couldn't be bothered to paint over graffiti or replace glass, even saw a rollsign on one that had been painted over.

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but some of them were quite badly vandalized and they looked as though they'd been that way for a while, as in MUNI couldn't be bothered to paint over graffiti or replace glass

That seems to be a fairly common occurrence on all MUNI buses, not just the E60s :(

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Back in 1991 I was shooting video and recently had the 8mm video transferred to DVD. I extracted these 3 so far and put them up on YouTube.

----HSR trolleys on Barton Street
----TTC PCC on Queens Quay
---TTC & Edmonton trolleys at Jane station and on Annette
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Back in 1991 I was shooting video and recently had the 8mm video transferred to DVD. I extracted these 3 so far and put them up on YouTube.
----HSR trolleys on Barton Street
----TTC PCC on Queens Quay
---TTC & Edmonton trolleys at Jane station and on Annette

Thanks for these GREAT videos! Brings back great memories of that year which was the last time I rode a trolley bus. Back in the days when you could videotape right at the front and probably never get hassled. I especially like the jane station shots! I completely forgot about the sound those old flyers made when braking.

:( !!!

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Back in 1991 I was shooting video and recently had the 8mm video transferred to DVD. I extracted these 3 so far and put them up on YouTube.

I also posted these links in Electric Traction Videos. I didn't know you were on this forum as well. :(

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Thanks for these GREAT videos! Brings back great memories of that year which was the last time I rode a trolley bus. Back in the days when you could videotape right at the front and probably never get hassled. I especially like the jane station shots! I completely forgot about the sound those old flyers made when braking.

:( !!!

In April I rode trolleybuses in Bratislava, Linz and Budapest.

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The images of ETS BBC #'s 139 and 113 were taken in February of 1996 and the image of ETS BBC #109 was taken in August of 1993. Enjoy!

That's Don on unit # 113. That's before Horizon 2000. In 1997 (right after the implementation of Horizon 2000) he did one sign up on the WW run of the rte 7 (that Leroy consequently signed) and then he went to the diesel rte 9.

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Nice to see pictures of 109 in its original city since it and 110 were sold to Dayton.

Found my image of ETS BBC #109 taken on Augusty 26, 1992 in Edmonton. I seem to recall that being one of the few times that I visited Edmonton and actually saw Trolley's running in the summer months.
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