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Re: Lake Shore Electric - Trolleyville

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  • trolleybob
    I had a typo in the list of the cars stored in Dock 32. The Cleveland Railway/Shaker cars are 1218 & 1225 (motor cars) and 2365 (trailer). ... Cleveland ...
    Message 1 of 8 , Oct 6, 2007
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      I had a typo in the list of the cars stored in Dock 32. The
      Cleveland Railway/Shaker cars are 1218 & 1225 (motor cars) and 2365
      (trailer).

      --- In thegreatthirdrail@yahoogroups.com, "trolleybob"
      <trolleybob@...> wrote:
      >
      > The collection is currently in 2 different locations. The
      Cleveland
      > Railway/Shaker 1200's & trailer (1218, 1225 & 2306), PCC cars (63,
      > 71, 76, 4602 & 3334), Cincinatti 2227, Pittsburgh 4145, Fox River
      > Lightweights (303 & 304), Veracruz Mexico open cars (9 & 19),
      > Blackpool England Boat Car 606, CTS/RTA Rapid Transit Airport-
      > Windemere cars (113 & 172), Toledo private car, Iowa Southern
      Freight
      > Motors (100 & 101), Iowa Southern line car 1 and the 2 cabooses are
      > stored on temporary "panel track" in Dock 32. There is no rail
      > connection. This building is north of the Cleveland Browns stadium
      > and the Great Lakes Science Center and next to the William G.
      Mather
      > Steamship Museum.
      >
      > The ex-Shaker/RTA freight motor OX and the CA&E heavyweight
      > interubans 36, 303, 319, 409, 451, 453, 458 & 460 are stored on RTA
      > property. They are on the former Shaker Rapid Transit tracks under
      > the Terminal Tower. RTA does not permit people to walk up and
      visit
      > them due to security and safety concerns. They are visible when
      > riding the RTA rapid transit inbound from any east side line.
      >
      > When 36 has its rebuilt motors reinstalled in its truck, it will be
      > taken via rail to RTA's Central Rail Maintenance Facility to have
      > them installed.
      >
      > --- In thegreatthirdrail@yahoogroups.com, "roygbenedict@"
      > <roygbenedict@> wrote:
      > >
      > > This isn't an operating museum at present. The equipment is
      stored
      > indoors in Dock 32, which apparently is one of the huge buildings
      > just west of the Browns stadium on the lakefront. As far as I could
      > see (from the rapid transit) nothing is visible outdoors.
      >
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