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November 3, 2012 at 6:00 AM

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Postcards from the past: Seattle Monorail, 1962


Crane lifts unit of second Monorail train from flatcar.

A crane unloads the second World's Fair Monorail train at Northern Pacific Railway's Terry Avenue freight station. The four units of the train, manufactured in West Germany, were put aboard trucks for transportation to the fairgrounds Monorail terminal.

~ The Seattle Times, March 26, 1962

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