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Trolley Car
Dorchester Avenue Trolley
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 The first trolley cars must have been wonderful on a moderately cool day, but unbearable in the heat of summer or the depths of winter. Dorchester Avenue car #1868 seems to have been well-traveled with its Ashmont & Milton, Summer Street and South Station signs. The overhead advertising is not so very different from today.

Readerís Comment:
That one, though a Dorchester car, is at the Bartlett St. Shops in Roxbury. All of us trolley fans know those, now demolished, yellow brick tenaments in the background.

Leo Sullivan
January 23, 2008

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Created: January 20, 2011   Modified: January 20, 2011