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Posted by daveklepper on Friday, April 8, 2022 9:17 AM

More 1947 or 1948 Capital Transit photos.  Someone with a better memory than mine can tell us the locations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 8:37 AM

CApital Transit's freight motor pulling a string of coal hopper cars from the interchange with the B & O to the Benning Patomic Edison Power Plant, reached by a branch off the Benning Road streetcar line.

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Posted by daveklepper on Saturday, October 15, 2022 4:15 PM

Backj toi Benning Yard:

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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 3:31 PM

Another look at the powerplant coal operation:

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, October 24, 2022 3:01 AM

Dech-roof double-end car at Benning Yard.  Who can tell us which of the two predicessor compnies first owned this car?

 

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Posted by rcdrye on Monday, October 24, 2022 7:32 PM

The number 370 makes it hard to match with the roster in Leroy King's "100 years of Capital Traction" (There's a gap between 366 and 377), but looking at photo captions and notes this is one of a large lot of Brill cars from around 1910 that started out as Washington Ry & Electric.

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, October 24, 2022 9:09 PM

Thanks

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