Transit History

Even in a city relatively new to a return to urban electric rail transit, history develops, and photographs are taken of scenes that can nevermore be even approximately duplicated. 

This view from 2008 is at Skidmore Fountain.  The photographer was on board a Vintage Trolley, heading back toward Steel Bridge and the Eastside -- a route it no longer services.  There was a Yellow Line train on the other track, also on a route no longer utilized.  Children are on the sidewalk beyond.  What may they be able to see in the Portland area, one day decades ahead?  What may they know of the transit scene of their childhoods past?

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