PTC PCC #2743

1998 In Review

In 1998, we rebuilt the flatcar into overhead bucket car.

Re regauged the second truck and returned Philadelphia PCC 2743 to service. Rio open car 1875 was also returned to service after 20-month cosmetic restoration.

We participated in the Hershey Museum trolley display.

Dedicated member Dolores Salomon passed away.

We installed overhead trolley wire over the east half of Altoff siding.

D.C. Transit 09 entered the shop for restoration.

Month Year: 
January, 1998

1997 In Review

Open trolley 1875 entered the shop in February, 1997.

We planted Carbarn Two overhead poles and built an 18x200' warehouse addition to the carbarn.

Dedicated member Moe Byers passed away.

Valley Railways car 12 was placed on modified shop trucks for the first time in 74 years.

Concrete ramps were built at Museum Store and Members' Building.

One truck from Philadelphia PCC 2743 was regauged.

We de-accessed cars 1430 and Red Arrow 13 from the collection to National Capital Trolley Museum in Wheaton, MD, and an individual in Charlotte, NC.

The Carbarn Two parts addition concrete floor was poured, and the Meadow St. platform was rebuilt in concrete and lights were added.

Month Year: 
December, 1997

1994 In Review

In 1994, Plow 10 plowed snow for first time at the museum.

We received Philadelphia PCC 2743, Burro Crane, the flatcar at the museum.

We built Track one into Carbarn Two.

We moved Philadelphia PCC car 2743 and Strafford car 162 to indoor storage.

Month Year: 
January, 1994