Sunday, March 8, 2009

Heartland Rails: Streetcars and Trolleys

The HeartlandRails.com post from Viewliner Limited contributor Ray Peacock will be a regular feature on Sunday's and will showcase Ray's great railroad photography. (To visit Heartland Rails just click on the banner.)

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Birney Trolley - Fort Smith, Arkansas, June 23, 2007 - Arkansas-Boston Mountain National Railroad Historical Society photo special. Special thanks to J. P. Bell for lighting.

Twin Cities Rapid Transit Duluth Streetcar Line TCRT class L-8 - Como-Harriet streetcar line, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 02, 2004 - NRHS convention outing to MTM's trolleys. Motorman moving trolley wire as #265 takes a siding.

Twin Cities Rapid Transit TCRT streetcar - Como-Harriet streetcar line, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 02, 2004 - NRHS convention outing to MTM's trolleys. Interior shot of #1300, beautifully restored. Even the ads on the board are period replicas.

Minnesota Transportation Museum trolley - Como-Harriet streetcar line, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 02, 2004 - NRHS convention outing to MTM's trolleys. Excepting the orange cones at the shop door and 50 stars on Old Glory, this could be 1950.

Fort Smith Trolley Museum - Fort Smith Trolley Car Barn, Fort Smith, Arkansas, June 23, 2007 - Rogers 224 makes a move out of the car barn at Fort Smith. Lighting by J.P. Bell.

2 comments:

Keith said...

These are so amazing. I'd love to ride on one of those.

Farbror Sid said...

Great Pictures...! Very nice site!