Streetcar Delivery / Unloading Video

Here’s video I shot of this morning’s delivery of the first streetcar from United Streetcar, LLC. The entire process took about two hours, edited here to just six minutes.

(Update: A higher-quality version hosted by Vimeo is available after the break.)

New Streetcar Delivery & Unloading from Portland Streetcar on Vimeo.


7 Responses to Streetcar Delivery / Unloading Video

  1. oasispaw
    May 15, 2009 at 5:10 pm Link

    great video! as a transit rider, i really appreciate all of the new vehicles we’re getting this year. my train-obsessed three-year-old also enjoyed it. he wanted to see it go, though. haha

  2. Jason McHuff
    May 15, 2009 at 7:46 pm Link

    Thanks for making that, and I think you did a good job of it. I think this is a historical event in the streetcar world.

  3. al m
    May 15, 2009 at 11:43 pm Link

    Bob sure does make a mighty fine video production!

  4. Mike Feldman
    May 16, 2009 at 2:47 pm Link

    Great video of this historical moment.

  5. Dave H
    May 17, 2009 at 8:31 pm Link

    Thanks for showing up to record that. I know I was sound asleep, so I’m glad I got to see it at least.

  6. Andrew Dawson
    May 17, 2009 at 9:51 pm Link

    Beautiful, though it would have been nicer seeing it roll off a flatcar instead of a trailer.

  7. Jones
    May 19, 2009 at 9:39 am Link

    It’s a shame they couldn’t just drive it from the factory.

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