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El Paso Inc.: City's retro streetcars for sale

Published On: Aug 09 2012 12:00:46 PM CDT
Updated On: Feb 10 2014 07:06:54 PM CST
EL PASO, Texas -

The city has put El Paso’s old streetcars up for sale, even as it moves forward with plans to bring streetcar service back to Downtown.

The classic Art Deco-style cars are remnants of the city’s once bustling Downtown. They are also the most desirable vintage cars of the 20th century, according to experts.

But the city says restoring the old streetcars is too expensive and poses too many challenges. While the streetcars were a fixture of life and work in El Paso until the early 1970s, they now languish in the desert at El Paso International Airport.

Read the full El Paso Inc. article here.

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