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  1. My Mom called them trackless trolleys I didnt get it for a long time Ha

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  2. I love the old trollies! So much personality!

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  3. I grew up with these in the 50’s &60’s! 4 years of high school took one every day !

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  4. We still have those in Guadalajara where I lived 15 years ago, now on the coast…

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  5. Took them to high school.back in the 60s.

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  6. The windows always rattled on every trip.

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  7. Mama and I got on a bus like this at the stop on Gatewood Hill to go downtown to shop.

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  8. I have some pics of old metro’s or the proper title, Seattle Tansit. Remind me I’ll get those posted!! Mass memories!

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  9. I liked to ride in the back because you could put your foot up on the back side of the wheel well. Also I remember using bus tokens that were smaller than a dime, I still have a couple and also putting coins in the glass box thing and getting change from the bus driver. If I didn’t have the correct change I’d throw a bunch of penny’s in and hope he wouldn’t notice.So many trolley stories.

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  10. When I was a kid we never called ’em “trollies”. They were just a bus. The driver had these beautiful green ‘n red lights on the dashboard. For years I wanted to be a bus driver. We kids also knew a secret about them buses: if the driver drove too fast the motor would fall out. And that was a fact….just ask us (then)!

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  11. Used to ride the #3 to Jefferson Park, sometimes kids would run out and pull the trolley off the wire and the driver would have to get out and put it back on.

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  12. I once saw someone toss a metal rod up, which bounced across the trolly wires. Big sparkes!

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