Posts Tagged ‘trolley cars’

Trolley Ahoy

September 24, 2022

“Trolley Ahoy,” a 1936 Rainbow Parade cartoon by Van Beuren Studios, directed by Burt Gillett, with music by Winston Sharples. Based on a newspaper comic strip by Fontaine Fox.

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Toonerville Trolley

September 17, 2022

“Toonerville Trolley,” a 1936 Rainbow Parade cartoon by Van Beuren Studios, directed by Burt Gillett, and Tom Palmer, with music by Winston Sharples. Based on a newspaper comic strip by Fontaine Fox. The bovine here looks suspiciously like Molly Moo Cow.

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DC Streetcar, 40 NW Route

October 12, 2011

This is great 1950s footage of Washington DC’s streetcars. The system shut down in 1962, and the car barn you see here has gone condo. The District is building a new electric surface transit line but, sadly, it won’t be taking this route.

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