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Old Posted Jun 9, 2015, 2:49 PM
Ed Workman Ed Workman is offline
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Originally Posted by CityBoyDoug View Post
Great memories Slim.
Vintage change maker. You rarely see these today in 2015.

Under and behind the lady's left forearm is the farebox for the streetcar.
A more sharp eyed trolley fan than I will tell us what brand
Johnson was a popular type.
Before the world went to hell
One could ride streetcars in Los Angeles
It had not yet occurred to ther ---- to rob buses and streetcars- change cheerfully given
The motorman made change , you deposited the correct amount into the hopper at the top of the machine.
After all the change was in the machine and the folks moved back, the motorman turned on the farebox and it chug chug chugged to spin and
and separate the coins into his change rack , ready for the next stop.

I can't recall what happened to bills and transfers, jump in here WigWag
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