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Bill Cotter

Let's go for a ride on the AMF Monorail!

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First, we need to head to the station. It's unfortunate that it was "the" station, and not just one of several stations, as that might have made the monorail seem more like a real transit system and not just an amusement ride. Luckily for us, the station is quite impressive looking!

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We're in luck - a train is just coming into the station.

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First time on a monorail? Don't worry, one of the charming hostesses is on board to make sure you're taken care of. Unfortunately I can't quite make out her name tag.

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As nice as the view inside is, there's a lot to look at outside as well.

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Here comes another train heading in the opposite direction.

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And to end our ride, a view of a train passing the maintenance section.

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All pictures from July 1964.

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Bill,

You have out done yourself again!

I never knew that the monorail trains had a hostess on board!

Maintenance facility.....was that a separate building?

Many thanks again!

Great pictures!

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Glad you liked them, Mike.

The maintenance area used an elevator rigged section of track to lower cars down near ground level. There was a workshop in a small enclosed building where the cars were serviced.

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Glad to, Ned. I was impressed by the monorail and wish they had become accepted as a way to get around cities and not just theme parks (in the US).

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