Streetcar Signal

Within short order during the week that streetcar service started, destination signs inbound went from reading "TEST TRAIN" to "HELLO SEATTLE," and then to the standard operating marker that alternates every few seconds between "DOWNTOWN" and "PACIFIC PLACE CENTER."  The line had been in passenger operation for just over three days when this photo was taken. 

At the intersections where the streetcar has its own traffic controls, fairly unobtrusive signals govern movement, as shown in this image.  The lower bulb, when displayed in white-light vertical position, authorizes the car to proceed.  The horizontal position on the higher bulb indicates that rail transit no longer has the authority to cross.

This scene is by the same curve seen in the last image in this series, but this time the camera looks the other way, along Westlake Ave. N, with downtown in the distance.

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