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An illustrated journal of life in the Puget Sound region by Times artist Gabriel Campanario.

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May 29, 2009 at 4:46 PM

Memories of the Interurban from daughter of last motorman

May 27, 9:46 a.m. [View larger] [Continued from Thursday's post] Jeanne Rogers and her husband, Gary, sat across from each other inside Interurban car 55. I situated myself on the seats across from them and sketched away while listening to a plethora of rail facts and stories. Interurban car 55 is not really a trolley,…

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May 28, 2009 at 1:46 PM

Interurban Car 55, the light rail of the early 1900s

May 27, 10:50 a.m. [View larger] [Map] There’s something ironic about light rail service coming to Seattle this year. There was already light rail in the region a hundred years ago. It ran from Tacoma to Everett. I’m sure you’ve heard of the Interurban: • Service between Tacoma and Seattle started in 1902. The Seattle-Everett…

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