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Transit blast from the past

Flickr user davidwilson1949 has a collection of over 100 historic transit pictures from the DC area, dating from the 1970s forward. Fun and fascinating stuff. Here are two of his images:

Articulated Metrobus, 1979.

Ride-On bus, 1979.

December 17th, 2012 | Permalink | {num}Comments
Tags: bus, fun, history, transportation

  • http://twitter.com/beyonddc BeyondDC

    Interesting how similar that Ride-On livery is to Frederick’s contemporary version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/beyonddc/3932482610/in/set-72157622281086795

  • PDovak

    Is this a two-car Metro train, or just the perspective?nhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/davidwilson1949/5222072701/in/set-72157614313958694/

    • http://twitter.com/beyonddc BeyondDC

      Hard to tell. Sure looks like a 2 car train, though. I know they ran some of those late at night in the early 2000s, so it’s not totally unheard of.

    • kinverson

      When you look at the original size on flickr, it seems almost certain that it is a two car train.



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