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Added June - May, 2011 - scroll down for the VINTAGE galleries ):
The vintage galleries are in chronological order, starting with the oldest first.
Newer 2010-2011 sets have also been added at the bottom of the page.
Four pages of NYC transit photos,
including photos from the new NJ Transit Broad Street LRT line
NY/NJ May 2009 Page 1 - May 2009 Page 1
NY/NJ May 2009 Page 2 - May 2009 Page 2
NY/NJ May 2009 Page 3 - May 2009 Page 3
NY/NJ May 2009 Page 4 - May 2009 Page 4
Savannah, GA heritage streetcar - June, 2009 - Great example of what a city can do:
ex-Melbourne (Australia) streetcar along the main tourist thoroughfare.
Vintage galleries added in 2009:
NJ/NY transit photos, 1970-71 - Newark City Subway, PATH & NYC photos, 1970-71
New York City / Staten Island, 1971-2 - B&W set of transit photos (NYC /Staten Island)
Shapshots of Philadelphia, 1974 - Vintage SEPTA trolley/transit photos from April 15, 1974
San Francisco MUNI, 1974 - My earliest MUNI shots, B&W and color.
Bay Area Rapid Transit, 1974-82 - BART: the first transbay service, and later years.
San Francisco Cable Cars, 1974 -81 - Mixed B&W / color set, 1974-1981.
Seattle, WA (+Vancouver BC) Transit, 1975-76 - Trolleybuses and monorail photos.
El Paso PCC Cars, 1975 - El Paso (Texas) carbarn, April, 1975.
San Francisco MUNI, 1975 - MUNI photos from 1975.
San Francisco MUNI 1975-76 - MUNI photos from 1975-76.
Mexico City transit, January 1976 - Metro, PCC cars and a trolleybus photo.
Vera Cruz, Mexico, January 1976 - Several views of this antique and soon-to-be defunct system.
Chicago Transit Authority, 1977 - Photos taken while passing though Chicago in February, 1977.
South Shore Line / Skokie Swift, 1977 - Vintage orange CSS&SB cars from February, 1977, plus a few Skokie shots.
New Orleans Public Service, 1977 - Classic photos of the St. Charles line from February, 1977.
Detroit heritage trolleys, 1977 - A short-lived streetcar line in downtown Detroit, March, 1977.
Montreal, Quebec, 1977 - Montreal metro / rail stations, March, 1977.
Boston (MA) sets, from color 35mm, B&W 35mm, as well as scanned slides (1977-79):
Boston MBTA "T" Lines - 1977 - Boston transit lines (+ PCC cars), March, 1977 (color).
Boston MBTA "T" Lines - 1977 - 1979 - Boston transit lines, 1977-1979 (color) +1 from 1982.
Boston Elevated "Orange Line" - Part 1 - 1979 - Featuring the now-demolished Washington St. elevated line (color).
Boston Elevated "Orange Line" - Part 2 - 1979 - Featuring the now-demolished Washington St. elevated line (color).
Brink's Job Set - North Boston movie set, looks like they rolled back time (color) - 1978.
The following are four sets of B&W Boston photos, featuring mainly the Green Line areas,
including quite a few candid "slice of life" shots, as well as a set from the Blizzard of '78.
Boston "T" lines B&W set - Part 1 - 1977 - 78
Boston "T" lines B&W set - Part 2 - 1977 - 78
Boston "T" lines B&W set - Part 3 - 1978
Boston Blizzard of '78 B&W set - February 1978
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Cleveland, Ohio transit, Summer, 1978 - Shaker Heights PCC's, CTA Red Line & Union Terminal .
Pittsburgh, PA, Summer, 1978 - Amtrak station, PAT PCC's, Monongahela Incline.
NYC Transit set, 1977-79 - Transit photos from New York City (color).
NYC Transit B&W set, 1979 - Small B&W photo set, New York City, summer, 1979.
Woodhaven Portrait, 1979 - Queens neighborhood under the El - human interest pix, July, 1979 (color).
MTA 207 St Shops - Open House - B&W set of the shops in September, 1979.
San Francisco MUNI 1981-82 (Part 1) - West Portal, trolleybus & "N" line shots, 1981.
San Francisco MUNI 1981-82 (Part 2) - Market Street in 1981-82, featuring the 1912 MUNI car #1 and PCC's.
NYC Transit - 1982-3 - A short set of NYC transit photos from this era.
Toronto, Canada, August, 1987 - Streetcar, transit and rail photos from this era.
Miami, Florida, May, 1988 - A few shots from the Miami Metro.
Pittsburgh, PA revisited - April, 1989 - More shots of Pittsburgh, 11 years after the first set.
San Francisco revisited - April, 1991 - San Francisco, April, 1991 - mixed MUNI photos
Portland, OR - September 19, 1991 - "Modern" LRV photos during a peace protest.
San Francisco MUNI - October, 1997 - October, 1997 San Francisco transit shots, with a few cable cars & BART as well.
Misc transit shots 2000-2007 - Atlanta, San Diego, Tampa, Washington, DC.
NYC Transit - September, 2003 - A short set of NYC transit photos from 2003.
San Francisco MUNI, Summer, 2006 - My last (short & anticlimactic) set from San Francisco, CA.
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail / PATH - July, 2007 - A short set taken primarily in Hoboken, NJ.
NYC Transit - July, 2007 - A larger set of NYC transit photos at various locations.
Chicago Transit Authority - January 9, 2010 - Set I - Blue Line - O'Hare Airport to downtown Chicago
Chicago Transit Authority - January 9, 2010 - Set II - Blue Line - O'Hare Airport to downtown Chicago
Chicago Transit Authority - January 9, 2010 - Set III - Downtown Chicago loop & nearby areas
Chicago Transit Authority - January 9, 2010 - Set IV - Downtown Chicago loop & nearby areas
South Shore Line - January 9, 2010 - Set I - Millennium Station & ex-IC trackage
South Shore Line - January 9, 2010 - Set II - Kensington to Michigan City
South Shore Line - January 9, 2010 - Set III - Michigan City photos
Kenosha, Wisconsin - January 10, 2010 - Photos of the heritage streetcar line
Brookville, Pennsylvania - March 6, 2011 - A lineup of ex-Philadelphia trolley cars rusting away in a snowy field
Denver, Colorado light rail (RTD) photos - May, 2011 - PART I - These were all taken on Sunday, May 22, 2011
Denver, Colorado light rail (RTD) photos - May, 2011 - PART II - These were all taken on Sunday, May 22, 2011
Toronto, Ontario - Canada - Streetcar and transit photo collection - These were taken on October 14-16, 2016
That's all for now...
I will post newer sets in the future & possibly more vintage sets if more are discovered...
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