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The Girl with the Buddy Holly Glasses and the Betty Page Hair

This was a gal I saw on the Market-Frankford El that got off of the train somewhere in University City. I scribbled down a quick sketch, and I did this on the way home from memory on the El.

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The Westbound Coming into 13th Street

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End of the Line

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Heading to 69th Street All By Myself

Seems like everybody took the day off yesterday. I was the only person on the car of the Market-Frankford El as it headed into the 69th Street Terminal.

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Have Tokens, Will Travel or Mrs. Crankipants Does Public Transit

Public transportation can be a pleasant convenience for getting around a major metropolitan area, but let Mr. Crankipants’ favorite spouse offer you kids some valuable advice particularly to you recent arrivals who thought it would be, like, awesome to live … Continue reading

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