Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by Tom6921 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:18 pm

Has there been any work done with the trailer Seashore acquired from Trolleyville? When I visited Seashore in 2011, it was under a tarp. Hopefully it'll be able to run behind 1227 soon.

Also, what's going on with Transit Day?

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by ck4049 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:57 am

I dont know too much about what is going on with the Cleveland/Shaker trailer 2365, but I do know that Transit Day is still in the planning stages.

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by chuchubob » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:28 pm

ck4049 wrote:Oh and while I am on here I should point out Member's Day is this Saturday(September 1st).
And on Sunday Sept 2 Seashore hosted the ERA (Electric Railroaders Association) convention. I uploaded some of my photos here.

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by MBTA3247 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:54 pm

My members' day photos are here, starting about halfway down the page.

BTW, if anyone has more info on the two Kansas City PCCs (photos of which are on the 4th row of that page), including numbers and which one is getting restored, please let me know. Seashore's website only has info on one of them, and since it doesn't cross-reference its Kansas City and Philly numbers, I can't identify which car it's referring to.
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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by 3rdrail » Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:32 am

Hey Eric - just wanted to congratulate you on your magnificent photos ! I loved the car shots, the steeple cab with the baggage cart in the foreground one in particular. But the real jewel here are the overhead shots of you guys working with hangers, etc. Those are shots that you never see, probably due to the fact that it is rarely accesible. But, you made it happen, and made it happen excellently. Bravo ! :-)
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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by Adams_Umass_Boston » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:33 pm

Will anyone be going to Mass Transit and Open House Weekend October 6th and 7th?

My Friends and I will be headed up on the 6th.

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by ck4049 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:13 am

I should be there.

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by Tom6921 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:57 pm

Same here.

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by ck4049 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:49 pm

Second day of Pumpkin Patch Trolley saw a pretty decent sized crowd!

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by Tom6921 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 5:30 pm

The first day of Transit Day was good. I got to ride all the rapid transit cars that were operating plus car #1700 from Australia. I rode the transit buses that were running as well. Will be back tomorrow.

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by ck4049 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:32 pm

Another thing to point out about today: The trackless trolley professionals from Switzerland were on the property today!

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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by MBTA3247 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:24 pm

A member picked up a very interesting artifact for the museum at an auction recently: an old wooden sign lettered "Atlantic Shore Railway". :-D The plan is to mount it in the visitor's center so everyone can see it.
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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by 3rdrail » Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:13 pm

Pics, pics, pics ?
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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by MBTA3247 » Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:35 pm

I'm afraid not, sorry. I didn't have a camera with me when I got to see it. I'll see if I can get a photo next weekend.
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Re: Seashore Trolley Museum Discussion

Post by Tom6921 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:34 pm

I've just uploaded the trip report in which I visited Seashore for Transit Weekend onto my website: http://www.trainweb.org/Tomsrailtravels/

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