Monday, March 01, 2010

When the LA streetcars were replaced by buses, the cool streetcars were dumped and used as artificial reefs, some went to Korea in '56

Above went to Korea in 1956
Ain't the above photo a crying shame?! From a documentary I watched, GM lobbied local, state, and federally to get all street cars killed off because GM could make tons of money selling fleets of busses. Guess who already had GM stock? Yup, the people who got rid of the wonderful streetcars. How much pollution have the busses emitted since the streetcars went away? Only US cities that kept their tourist attracting street cars that I know of are San Francisco and New Orleans, two cities that love their history.

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