Trolley Roster

The list below gives brief information on our entire roster of trolleys. Some operable equipment is used only on special occasions. Most of our work equipment not only serves us, but has historical value as well.

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The most common trolley car types, used in and around cities and towns.
Car No. Type Previous Owner Builder Year
6 PCC New Jersey Transit
Newark, NJ
St. Louis Car Company 1946
163 rare curved-side Brill York Railways Co.
York, PA
Brill 1924
172 single-truck semi-convertible S.T.C.P. (Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto)
Oporto, Portugal
S.T.C.P. 1929
249 'Maxi-traction' semi-convertible S.T.C.P. (Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto)
Oporto, Portugal
Brill 1904
311 double-truck Birney 'safety car' Johnstown Traction Co.
Johnstown, PA
Wason 1922
355 city car Johnstown Traction Co.
Johnstown, PA
St. Louis 1925
1019 U2 LRV Metropolitain Transit System
San Diego
Siemens-Duewag 1982
2743 PCC Philadelphia Transportation Co.
Philadelphia, PA
St. Louis 1947
1875 open car CTC (Companhia de Transportes Coletivos)
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Brill 1912
* 12 suburban Valley Railways
Harrisburg-(Marysville)-Mechanicsburg-Carlisle, PA
Jackson & Sharp 1895
* 61 center door Philadelphia Suburban
Philadelphia, PA
Brill 1925
* 710 Semi-convertible Harrisburg Railways
Harrisburg, PA
Brill 1913

Larger, faster trolley cars used for longer trips between cities and urban areas.
Car No. Type Previous Owner Builder Year
162 Hi-speed Interurban Philadelphia & Western
Philadelphia, PA
J.G. Brill Company, Philadelphia, PA 1927
205 only operating Brill "Bullet car" Philadelphia & Western Railroad
Philadelphia, PA
Brill 1931
315 wooden Interurban Chicago Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Chicago, IL
Kuhlman 1909
Liberty Liner 4-section Articulated Philadelphia Suburban
Philadelphia, PA
St. Louis 1941

Used for subway-type service.
Car No. Type Previous Owner Builder Year
* 1009 subway Delaware River Bridge Commission, Benjamin Franklin Bridge Line and Broad Street Subway
Philadelphia, PA
Brill 1936

Used to maintain trolley trackage, remove snow, and move freight cars over trolley tracks.
Car No. Type Previous Owner Builder Year
3 snow sweeper Mason City and Clear Lake Railroad
Emery, Iowa
McGuire-Cummings 1911
10 Snowplow Philadelphia & Western
Philadelphia, PA
Wason 1915
D-39 Tower car SEPTA
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. 1908
C-64 single-truck freight flat S.T.C.P. (Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto)
Oporto, Portugal
S.T.C.P. 1933
107 Single-truck, snow sweeper Scranton Transit
Scranton, PA
C&JER 1910
402 Freight motor Philadelphia & Western
Philadelphia, PA
Detroit United Rwys. (?) 1920

Used to maintain our trackage and property, and move inoperable trolley cars.
Car No. Type Previous Owner Builder Year
GE-25 25 ton diesel-electric DaimlerChrysler (Adtranz). Original owner, US Navy.
Elmira, NY
General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY 1942
Brookville 8 ton gas locomotive John Meehan & Sons
Philadelphia, PA
Brookville Locomotive Works, Brookville, PA
M-100 gas gang car US Navy Kalamazoo Mfg. 1945
X-4 Bucket lift car Everett RR, PRR RTM Shops 1998
X-39 Wooden Caboose Central of Georgia RR ?
19137 N-5 steel caboose Pennsylvania RR ? 1916
Ballast Car built new RTM Shops 1999
Tie Nipper built new RTM Shops 2000
Tamper Tamper Massachusetts Canron
BT-1 Boom Truck Curry Supply Co. GMC 1981
642 Bobcat Skid Loader Melroe 1982
Loadstar 1700 Stake body truck International Harvester 1966
Winch truck Magee Trolley Museum
Bloomsburg, PA
Dodge WG42 1947