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Gallery 714: Trams Around the World - The Electric City Trolley Museum, Scranton

The main car used in service at the Electric City Trolley Museum is Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company 76. A double ended double truck centre entrance suburban trolley car that rides on two Brill 27MCB-3X trucks with four General Electric model 203L traction motors it was built as a part of the 65 to 76 series in 1926. It was built as Philadelphia and West Chester 76 passing to the Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company as of December 19 1935 and to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority on January 29 1970 all with no change in car number. This car was retired and stored by SEPTA during 1976; it was sold to the Buckingham Valley Trolley Association that same year and to the Electric City Trolley Museum in 1999. The restoration of this car included converting it from the Pennsylvania trolley gauge (five feet, two and a half inches) to standard gauge (four feet, eight and a half inches).

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