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A Piece of Trolley History

My wife and I ran across this structure on our way back to our room from the nearby onsen. It is... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
Nick I
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Queens, New York
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Interesting to see

We ended up passing this tram car switching tower when we were wandering around the city... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
Andrew K
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Zushi, Japan
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Dec 29, 2018
“Interesting to see”
Jan 16, 2017
“We used to have these switch towers”
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

We ended up passing this tram car switching tower when we were wandering around the city. Interesting to see as part of transport history if passing, but not worth hiking out for especially.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew K
Reviewed January 16, 2017

I was in Hakodate for a few hours and was surprised to see one of these switch towers in Hakodate. We used to have these towers in my city when I was a little girl.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ran across this structure on our way back to our room from the nearby onsen. It is an old switch tower installed back in 1939 when changing traffic signals and shifting tracks for the the trolleys had to be manually. It...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Nick I
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