Shore Line rebuilds its motors

By February 18, 2019 HeritageRail News

Shore Line Trolley Museum is still recovering from the flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy. Motors under many cars were contaminated with salt water. However, there has been considerable progress rebuilding the motors, thanks to 75% funding from FEMA, which has been extended until October 2021. Here are the cars that have been completed, or are pending but fully funded.

Recently completed

Third Avenue Ry. 629 (Home built 1939)

Toronto 1706 (Toronto Ry. 1913)

Montreal rotary snowplow 5 (Peckham 1910)

Cincinnati & Lake Erie 116 (Cincinnati 1930)

North Shore Line 709 (Cincinnati 1924)

Brooklyn 1001 (St. Louis Car 1936)

Connecticut Company 1425 (Osgood Bradley 1911)

Connecticut Company 401 (Jones 1906)

Interborough Rapid Transit 3662 (ACF 1907)

Upcoming and fully funded

Philadelphia Suburban Red Arrow 8 (Brill 1941)

Philadelphia Suburban Red Arrow 84 (Brill 1933)

Brooklyn Rapid Transit 10 (Taunton 1898)

Ottawa 25 (Home built 1923)

Lynchburg 34 (Jackson & Sharp 1899)

Public Service of New Jersey 2431 (Cincinnati 1913)

Montreal & Southern Counties 9 (Grand Trunk Ry. 1911)

Not pictured:
Third Avenue Ry. 830 (Brill 1908)

Four additional pieces are partially funded, but need more for work to begin.

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