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King Trolley and the Suburban Queens - St. Louis County Streetcar Service…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0977424804, Paperback)Follow the development of streetcar service from the first attempts to build streetcar lines to Kirkwood and Webster Groves, the self proclaimed "Suburban Queens,” through the years of the Kirkwood-Ferguson 01, the Manchester 53, 54, 55, and 56, and the Brentwood 57 streetcar service. Brentwood, Clayton, Glendale, Ferguson, Maplewood, Meramec Highlands, Oakland, Osage Hills, Richmond Heights, University City, St. Louis, Wellston and other areas served by the Kirkwood-Ferguson, Brentwood, and Manchester lines are included in the history. More than 300 pages of streetcar history and memories, over 70 period illustrations, maps and photographs, a comprehensive index, and extensive footnotes are included. The book tells of strikes, collisions, litigation, bankruptcy, closings, the joys and frustrations of residents along the lines and more. King Trolley and the Suburban Queens will take you back in time.
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