PTC PCC #2743

Regauging a PCC

In April of 1998, we completed a major project to change the wheel spacing of Philadelphia "PCC" trolley #2743.

Because Philly uses broad-gauge track, with the rails farther apart than the standard-gauge we use, the car could not be run until this project was completed.

During the winter of 1997-8, the second truck was removed for rebuilding to standard gauge, and separated into its wheelsets and the truck frame.

Month Year: 
April, 1998