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Detroit, MI: State-of-the-Art Public Transportation (in 1935)

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Getting About – a promotional film made in 1935 by the DSR. Boasts of DSR’s (Department of Street Railways) excellence in maintenance, cost, and service. Even if you are not a transit history fan, you’ll enjoy the old Detroit street scenes throughout. Like the other videos, this has been divided into several segments owing to its length.

 on YouTube

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One Response to “Detroit, MI: State-of-the-Art Public Transportation (in 1935)”

  1. Detroitjetaime says:

    Thank you for sharing that. Always very impressive to see how developed the public transportation system was in Detroit! Cheers from http://www.detroitjetaime.com

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