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April 28, 2017

Video: A Conversation on History with Ron Hyde

John Yap speaks to local historian and author of The Sockeye Special

Rapid transit is not a recent phenomenon for Richmond. My friend and author Ron Hyde tells me about the “Sockeye Special” – the Steveston Interurban Tram. It began running between Steveston and Vancouver in 1913 and stopped in 1958. Fortunately, the tram — No. 1220 – is still with us.

By John Yap