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an electrically driven public transport vehicle that runs on rails let into the surface of the road, power usually being taken from an overhead wire
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Machinery a fine adjustment that ensures correct function or alignment
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(in weaving) a weft yarn of two or more twisted strands of silk
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Eugene had an electric trolley system early in the 20th century, when we were a much smaller town with a far less robust economy.
In a strange turn of fate, he was almost killed in Pittsfield when the horse-drawn carriage he was riding in was smashed into by an electric trolley.
TODAY, FEBRUARY 21 AND 28: The electric trolley buses of the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, will head out for a spin.
Back in the 1960s, Cardiff, Wales, introduced electric trolley buses for public transportation.
Other items invented in this region include the electric trolley car, the mop, the refrigerator and Tupperware.
He wasn't carrying the golf clubs, he was using an electric trolley.
Evans had her electric trolley break on her in the afternoon round and found lots of trouble early on, finishing as fifth seed for the matchplay.
This Pacific Electric trolley car is one of those that served most of Los Angeles from 1901 to the 1950s and `60s.
Those with long memories for movies may recall Who Framed Roger Rabbit, from 1988, a film that combined human actors and animation, to tell a conspiracy story of the destruction of Los Angeles' Red Car electric trolley system by General Motors.
It was possible to board an electric trolley in Albany and by transferring in Schenectady and again in Gloversville, travel to the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville (FJ&G) Railroad's Sacandaga Park near Northville.
Tampa's Historic Streetcar electric trolley system soon will run along a 2.
When the Czech Republic wanted to market its famous electric trolley buses (the ones with the overhead power wire) in the United States, he played a key role in purchases totaling more than 300 buses for the San Francisco and Dayton, Ohio, public transit systems.

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