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    Ponemah Mills 1386 Question

    Does anyone here have information, photographs, and drawings/plans/blueprints of the Ponemah Mills electric Locomotive No. 1386 built by General Electric? Or has anyone ever built models of said locomotive?
  2. Taste the Rainbow

    Taste the Rainbow

    Several of MUNI's historic PCC fleet bask in the sunlight at the Mission Bay maintenance facility. Car 1008 in the foreground is part of MUNI's original fleet and is a likely candidate for restoration. It can operate under its own power but is in bad shape.
  3. 1 Market Street

    1 Market Street

    A MUNI "Milano" car passes by the building known by most San Franciscans as "1 Market Street," but if you look closely enough, you can see whose headquarters once occupied this impressive edifice.
  4. Trackwork - The Old Fashioned Way

    Trackwork - The Old Fashioned Way

    Several volunteer members of the Willamette Shore Trolley in Lake Oswego, Oreogn perform routine maintenance on one of the turnouts.
  5. PCC 1063

    PCC 1063

    Profile shot of MUNI car 1063, representing Baltimore's interurban system.
  6. PCC 1051

    PCC 1051

    Profile shot of SF MUNI car 1051, painted in an early MUNI paint scheme.
  7. Transit the Way it Should Be

    Transit the Way it Should Be

    San Francisco is still one place where you can find classic PCC cars plying their routes. Here, cars representing Birmingham Electric and an early SF MUNI paint scheme head east on Market Street. Directly behind is one of MUNI's more modern vehicles. In the distance, a third PCC car representing...
  8. Take the Trolley to the Fireworks

    Take the Trolley to the Fireworks

    Every year on July 4th the Willamette Shore Trolley takes people down to watch the fireworks show on their historic "Broadway" trolley car #813. Here the car sits near the Sellwood Bridge while the passengers watch the show.
  9. Feb. 1st, 1894 first trolley in Japan

    Feb. 1st, 1894 first trolley in Japan

    Feb. 1st, 1894, the first trolley in Japan was opened. The trolley operated by Kyoto erectric railway from Higashino-touindori-shiokoji to Fushimi-shimo-aburakake. The #1 is one of the trolley for the section, manufactured in 1911. Currently, MEIJI village museum (Inuyama city, Aichi pref.)...
  10. American Plaza

    American Plaza

    An Out-of-service Blue line train waits for the light at American Plaza Station, which is partially built into the lobby of a 40-story building. This train terminated here due to a water main break under the tracks ahead, in order to continue their blue-line journey passengers had to...
  11. A glimpse of days past...

    A glimpse of days past...

    The conductor punches ticket stubs, as visitors to the Elgin Trolley Museum take a ride on vintage CTA car no. 4451, which was built by the Cincinatti Car Company in 1924.
  12. Winnie #143

    Winnie #143

    "Winnie" #143. P.C.C. conversion from the Tandy Subway in Ft. Worth. Also known as "Frankentrolley".
  13. The Green Dragon #186

    The Green Dragon #186

    "Green Dragon" #186 night shot at City Place.
  14. Rosie #122

    Rosie #122

    "Rosie" #122, a J.G. Brill Car. Once operated in Oporto Portugal.
  15. Matilda #369

    Matilda #369

    "Matilda"#369, a Melbourne car from Austrailia, at City Place.
  16. Petunia #636

    Petunia #636

    "Petunia" #636 heading for City Place Station.
  17. KEY 352

    KEY 352

    KEY 352 at South Park Jct, Western Railway Museum
  18. Back on Track

    Back on Track

    With the Zoo balloon overhead, a Septa PCC-II car makes its turn on College Ave
  19. Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!

    PCC trolleys made a welcome return to Septa's Route 15 on Sept 4th.
  20. Rare sighting

    Rare sighting

    Septa's MOW trolley prowls the Rt 102 Sharon Hill line. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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