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One of my many diversions away from railways is reading (almost anything). This includes crime fiction. One of my favourite authors is Michael Connelly and his Harry Bosch police procedurals – set in Los Angeles, and especially in the Hollywood area. … Continue reading
A good, if rather conventional, place to start with interurban layouts, is the conventional branch line. Some electric railroads were no more than a branch line in total. Others, like the Pacific Electric, had twigs off the branches off the … Continue reading
WARNING – if you are from North America, please look away. This is a confirmed UK resident writing about US railroads, so total accuracy is unlikely! But I hope in this post to give some idea of the breadth of … Continue reading
Again we need a cultural translation here: trolley = streetcar = tram. Streetcars tended to be smaller that the big interurbans running between towns. But you could find an interurban winding its way through the city traffic on its way to … Continue reading