2014 Meetings

Jack May

January 17, 2014

Reims, France: Just north of downtown the tramway leaves the cobblestone streets and operates in the median of Cours Langlet, using 750v DC current supplied by the underground APS system. Jack May slideshow 1 of 5 (August 28, 2013)

The first meeting of the new year and the first ERA meeting in the Roosevelt Hotel will be a slideshow presented by world traveler and renowned photographer Jack May (ERA #2275).

In 2013 Jack made two trips to Europe. For this month’s entertainment, he will share many of his newest slides with us.

Almost all of the places Jack visited — Portugal, Spain, Franc and Italy — have either installed new light rail systems or have extended the reach of their existing tramway networks. Some of these cities have even begun wireless operations, including Reims, Angers, Tours and Orleans. And many have new, extra-colorful rolling stock. Paris is still Paris of course, but now with many more miles of streetcar track. These modern systems, plus the ancient Brill-type cars in Lisbon, Porto, Sintra and Soller, will be featured in January’s program.

Please join us as we usher in 2014, and discover our exciting new meeting location. Given the high quality of Jack’s photography and the depth and breadth of his subject matter, there is no excuse not to be there.

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