Author Topic: Vintage #7 train video  (Read 4866 times)

Offline Chuckster

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Vintage #7 train video
« on: January 20, 2008, 05:57:00 PM »
Here's a vintage commercial clip from You Tube advertising the #7 train's service to the 1964 World's Fair.  The jingle says that the cost at the time was 15 cents for the ride.  Somewhat of a catchy tune.  :P
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Offline KC

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Re: Vintage #7 train video
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2008, 10:39:48 PM »
Wow!  That was great!  Thank you for sharing!!!!  I am still singing the tune.   ;D

I came across this very different 7 train video a while back, and I really liked it.  For very different reasons, of course.

Offline Aronan

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Re: Vintage #7 train video
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2008, 10:51:23 PM »
Interestingly enough the video mentioned by KC was made by a Native Jackson Heightser Richard Calvache. He still lives and works in the neighborhood.

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