Dandelion Wine - Pages 97 - 112 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 97 - 112 Summary

Mr. Tridden, conductor of Green Town's orange trolley, offers the children a free ride. This will be the trolley's last ride as the next day it will be replaced by a bus. Mr. Tridden will be retiring like the trolley he's run for so many years. Douglas is upset. The Green Machine no longer runs, his sneakers are starting to wear, and now the trolley with its unique sounds and smells will be replaced by a modern vehicle with no bells, brass handles, or fold out steps. Mr. Tridden has a surprise. He jumps the trolley off the tracks and takes the children to a lake. He brings out picnic baskets, and they sit near a deteriorating bandstand to eat. He tells them stories about the old days, when the trolley rode to the bandstand for summer picnics. After the leisurely picnic is over and...

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