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Thursday, December 25, 2008
The Rocket, First Tramway in Verdun
1898: The Rocket was the first tramway in Verdun. Route; Lower Lachine Rd (LaSalle Blvd) and Wellington, up to Rielle and Gordon streets. See old blurred photo of Tramway on Gordon in front of Woodall (CKVL).
1924: Service extended to Douglas Hospital via Lower Lachine Road and to Côte St Paul via de l'Église.