- published: 27 Jan 2016
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The title pretty much says it all.
Down off the end of Beale St
The MATA Trolley is a heritage streetcar system operating in Memphis in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It has operated since April 29, 1993. As of 2008, the system consists of three lines: the Main Street Trolley, the Madison Avenue Loop and the Riverfront Loop. These lines are operated by the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), and were put into operation over fifty years after Memphis' original streetcar network was dismantled in the 1940s. The trolleys used are almost all rehabilitated, vintage streetcars. The original three cars in operation on opening day were all formerly used in Porto, Portugal, and are Car 187, circa 1927; Car 194, circa 1935; and Car 204, circa 1940. These cars are each 30 feet 6 inches (9.3 m) long, 7 feet 10 inches (2.39 m) wide and weigh 25,820 pounds (11.7...
Bike Ride to Harbortown, on the Mississippi River, in Memphis, Tennessee, Apr 16, 2015 (7 of 9) - From the Pyramid, then south on Front St to Adams Av to Riverside Dr to Union Av to the walkway at the top of the bluffs overlooking Tom Lee Park, then across the pedestrian bridge to Martyr's Park, then east on Carolina Av to Main St to Beale St to Southwest Tennessee Community College.
When on the run for some summer fun where the waves wash upon the land I know I gotta go feel my feet in the sand. From the Great Lakes , St. Louis scene, Memphis down to New Orleans on across the Gulf ,up the Atlantic seaboard there's a cure and allure we won't ignore. Whether over a city or a country mile there's a common thread in the textile With every wave we crave that waterfront style San Diego,L.A., the city by the bay, up Portland, Seattle , Vancouver way All across the Oceans all over the globe We're drawn to the beaches where the breakers roll.
English Captions Available!!! American Queen is said to be the biggest waterway steamboat ever constructed. The ship was implicit 1995 and is a six-deck entertainment of an exemplary Mississippi riverboat, worked by McDermott Shipyard for the Delta Queen Steamboat Company. Despite the fact that the American Queen's stern paddlewheel is without a doubt controlled by a steam plant, her optional impetus, if there should arise an occurrence of a crisis and for mobility around tight territories where the oar wheel can not explore, originates from an arrangement of diesel-electric propellers known as Z-drives on either side of the sternwheel. She has 222 state spaces for a limit of 436 visitors and a group of 160. She is 418 feet (127 m) long and 89 feet (27 m) wide. The Str. American Queen L...