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Electric City Trolley Museum June 25, 2010 Part 2

by Chris Guenzler

We passed through the 4747 foot long Laurel Line Crown Avenue Tunnel.

We exited Laurel Line Crown Avenue Tunnel.

We took the curve by the cemetery.

The tunnel under Neptune Road.

We are about to go under Interstate 81.

A stone retaining wall.

Three views ahead.

More stone work.

Looking straight down the tracks.

Our route takes another curve.

The passing track.

Another curve.

Where the old Erie Railroad joined our route.

Another curve.

Milepost 4.

Another curve.

The point where we leave the old Erie Railroad route.

The Lackawanna Visitor Center.

The route up to PNC Field and the Car Barn.

The Trolley pulled up to the Car Barn and we all detrained for a brief tour.

Cars 76 and 80.

Car No. 76, built by J.G. Brill in 1926 for the Philadelphia and West Chester Traction Co., later Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co.

Car 80 was one of ten lightweight "Master Unit" style cars delivered by J.G. Brill to Philadelphia and West Chester Traction in 1932.

Views of the cars.

Another view of Car 60. From here I went into the Car Barn

View inside the car barn.

Philadelphia Transportation Co. 5205.

Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. D7.

Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. C-128.

Philadelphia Transportation Co. 2054.

Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. 2282.

Scranton Railway Co. 324.

Views inside the Car Barn.

Another view of the active trolleys.

Display boards.

History of the Electric City Trolley. We all reboarded Car 76 for the return trip to the Electric City Trolley.

The south entrance to the 4747 foot long Laurel Line Crown Avenue Tunnel on the return trip. I thanked the operators and had one more set of pictures to take at Steamtown.

Lackawanna Railroad F-3 664.

Nose shot of Lackawanna Railroad F-3 664.

Two more views of Lackawanna Railroad F-3 664.

Canadian Pacific 2317 was running the short trips at Steamtown today.

As I was leaving the Canadian Pacific 2317 was backing over the Lackawanna River. From here I drove to the Clarion Inn as I don't feel well and will just relax the rest of the day.