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Stampede city streetcars

Colin K. Hatcher

Stampede city streetcars

the story of the Calgary Municipal Railway

by Colin K. Hatcher

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Published by Railfare in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Calgary (Alta.),
  • Calgary, Alta.
    • Subjects:
    • Street-railroads -- Calgary, Alta. -- History.,
    • Calgary (Alta.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Colin K. Hatcher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE4509.C358 H38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5192892M
      ISBN 100919130259
      LC Control Number75013987
      OCLC/WorldCa2164568

      Half a century after the last Pacific Electric Red Cars ran through downtown Los Angeles, city voters have decided that rail cars should return. The . So, I relied heavily on the city’s outstanding streetcar system to explore the entire city, including visiting such urban design Meccas as Vauban and Rieselfeld, as well as the city’s phenomenal car-free historic downtown. Streetcars are fully integrated into the pedestrian zone in the center of Freiburg’s downtown. Photo: Kai Bates.

        As many as 30 people were killed in India during a dash to get to the Hindu festival of Kumbh Mela, which was expected to draw 80 million pilgrims. Kansas City’s street railway began humbly in with the advent of small, animal-drawn cars along rails laid in existing city streets. They were usually drawn by mules, which were more readily available, and the idea was to ferry people between the cities of Kansas City and West Port.

      Richly documented and vividly illustrated with photographs and maps, A Splendid Ride: The Streetcars of Kansas City, takes you on those rides through town - and on a ride through time. You'll read about the coming and going of Kansas City's streetcars, the sentimental story as well as the practical one/5(6).   City Nicknames: Cow Town, Stampede City, C-Dot. Official Flower: In , the city adopted the Red Pasque Flower (Anemone pulsatilla "Rubra") as its floral emblem. This flower is a fitting symbol for Calgary as it closely resembles the Prairie Crocus which grows in Pages:


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