The Overhead Wire points out these great examples of streetcars whose tracks are laid into grass rather than ugly concrete. He shows the T-Third as a particularly ugly example of a concrete rail bed. The closest we come to those pretty green trains here in SF is the section of the J-Church that runs down the San Jose Avenue traffic sewer, where the tracks lie on gravel and ties rather than in a concrete bed.
The problems with the yards
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