Seattle Center Monorail - a Photo
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Continuing down Fifth Avenue we see the train zip by at 45 miles
per hour without stopping for a single raffic light.
A train full of passengers. One thing that impressed me more than
ever before was the importance of passengers being able to walk
from one end of the train to the other. Loads on the trains "even
out" naturally when people board and nobody is left behind
because they picked the wrong car. Unfortunately, several current
day monorail manufacturers don't include this in their designs.
The view from the front of the monorail is one of the best. Two
or three passengers actually sit a bit forward of the driver and
can look right down on the guideway and Fifth Avenue zipping by
I shot this on an overcast day from the top of the Space Needle.
Monorail Red (the color it had during the 1962 fair) slows as
it begins its approach to Seattle Center.
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