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The Rail Equipment Roster
All cars listed are standard gauge electric trolley cars except as noted.
All equipment is located at NYMT
SE - single end DR - deck roof
DE - double end RR - railroad roof
ST - single truck AR - arch roof
DT - double truck T - tank
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DE DT AR wood line
(ex-sweeper) trailer car (Brill, 1923 as C-125); ex-Philadelphia Rapid Transit
Co./Philadelphia Transportation Co./Southeastern Pennsylvania
Transportation Authority (to 1974)/ex-Pennsylvania Trolley Museum line
car 2 (1974-2009); on Lake Shore Electric Railway flat car trucks; undergoing
Trolley Line Car 2
DE DT wood caboose (Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, 1914); ex-DL&W 614 (to ca. 1930) and ex-Genesee & Wyoming RR thereafter; complete and operational; undergoing roof and window repairs; not on display.
DE 4-wheel wood hand powered track car from the Grasse River Railway in the Adirondacks (unknown builder, ca 1900; rebuilt ca 1984). The unit is almost complete - the brake rigging is missing. It is on display in the car house.
Hand Car 21
DE ST AR wood semi-convertable city car (Kuhlman, 1911); ex-Warren St.Rwy (1911-1924) and ex-Batavia Traction Co. (1924-1927); unrestored car body with no trucks, equipment or platforms; displayed in car house
Trolley Car 33
DE ST AR wood snow plow (Brill, 1905); ex-Hornellsville Electric Rwy.
(1905-1910) and ex-Hornell Traction Co. (1910-1926); unrestored car body with
no equipment; stored inside main car house on shop truck.
Wood Snow Plow 34
0-4-0T steam locomotive (Alco-Cooke, 1920); ex-Solvay Process Co; cosmetically restored; displayed in car house
DE DT RR wood interurban car (Jewett, 1911); ex-Elmira, Corning & Waverly Rwy. (1911-1930); mostly complete, but partially disassembled; car body displayed on original trucks in car house.
Trolley Car 107
SE DT AR steel interurban car (Niles, 1914); ex-New York State Railways, Rochester & Eastern Line (1914-1930); car body on Baldwin trucks; partially restored; displayed in main car house.
Trolley Car 157
DE DT AR steel interurban cars (built by Brill, 161 in 1927 and 168 in 1929) ex-Philadelphia & Western RR, ex-Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Co. and ex-Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (1927-1990); ex-Keokuk Jct. Rwy. (1990s); brought to NYMT in 1996; both cars are operational and are positioned for service in the new car house.
Trolley Cars 161 and 168
DE ST AR wood city car (Stephenson, 1891); ex-Rochester Railway Co (1891-1909); converted to a work car in the early 1900s; ex-New York State Railways, Rochester Lines (1909-1938) and ex-Rochester Transit Corp (1938-1941), last nod. 0243; carbody and McGuire Cummings Columbian truck disassembled, car frame reconstructed; all components present; displayed in main car house. This car's truck is the last extant Maguire Columbian truck anywhere.
Trolley Car 162
SE DT RR wood interurban car (Niles, 1908); ex-Buffalo, Lockport and
Rochester/Rochester, Lockport and Buffalo (1908-1931); shed at
Knowlesville, N.Y. (1932-1999); at Rochester and Genesee Valley RR
Mus. (1999-2009). Has Chicago Transit Authority 4000-series motor trucks
(Baldwin, 1920s); car body in storage on blocks outside under tarp.
Trolley Car 206
SE DT AR wood interurban motorized trailer (St. Louis, 1919); ex-Northern Texas Traction Co. (1919-1934); restored car body with replacement trucks in storage at NYMT; carbody displayed in car house.
Trolley Car 409
SE (originally DE) DT DR wood semi-convertable city car (Kuhlman, 1904); ex-Rochester Railway Co. (1904-1909) and ex-New York State Railways, Rochester Lines (1909-1936); unrestored car body on replacement Brill 77E trucks; on display in main car house.
Trolley Car 437
SE DT CD DR wood city trailer car (Kuhlman, 1904); ex-Rochester Railway Co. (1904 - 1909) and ex-New York State Railways, Rochester Lines (1909 - ca. 1935); built as DE DT DR wood open car; rebuilt 1914 to SE DT CD semi-open (enclosed; no window sashes); rebuilt 1920 to SE DT CD DR wood closed trailer car; unrestored carbody; stored outside under tarp near new car house.
Trolley Car 1402
Four-wheel gasoline-powered rail grinder trailer car (Fairbanks-Morse, 1960);
ex-Genesee & Wyoming RR; complete but not operational; in storage at NYMT.
Four-wheel weed sprayer trailer car (rebuilt by NYMT from work flat trailer car,
1986); complete and operational; in work service on museum railroad.
Four-wheel flat trailer car (Built ca. 1940s; rebuilt by NYMT 2000 and 2008);
previously used at NYMT as a reel car, 2000-2008; complete, operational and
in workservice on the museums' railroad."
Four Wheel trailer
Four-wheel reel trailer car (NYMT, 2006).
Four-wheel tower trailer car (Built by Cleveland Transit System shop
forces from older cars and tower parts, ca. 1953-54); ex-Trolleyville,
U.S.A./Lake Shore Electric Railway, 1961-2009; complete and operational.
Four Wheel tower trailer
DE DT AR wood snow sweeper (Brill, 1923 as snow plow E-217; rebuilt by Brill in 1925 as snow sweeper); ex-Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co./Philadelphia Transportation Co./Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (to 1974); trucks re-gauged from 5' 2¼" to standard gauge at NYMT ca. 1976; complete and nearly operational; displayed in car house.
0-4-0 gasoline locomotive (Plymouth, 1937); ex-New York State Railways, Rochester Railways (1937-1938) and ex-Rochester Transit Corp. (1938-1958); disassembled and partially restored; stored in car house.
0-4-0 diesel model 9TM trackmobile (Whiting, ca 1975); ex-Rochester Products (ca. 1975 to ca 1990); complete and operational; in work service on museum railroad.
Four-wheel gasoline track car (Fairmont, 1945); complete and operational; in regular passenger service on museum railroad with unnumbered passenger trailer car.
Four-wheel gasoline "Casey Jones" track car (Northwest 1927); ex-New York
State Railways, Rochester Lines (1927-1938) and ex-Rochester Transit Corp.
(1938-1958); used in Rochester subway service; recently restored and
operational; operated occasionally on museum railroad and routinely on
display in the exhibition hall.
Four-wheel gasoline track car (Fairmont, 1940s); complete but unrestored;
in storage in NYMT car house
Four-wheel passenger trailer car (rebuilt by NYMT from work flat trailer
car ca. 1980); complete and operational; in regular passenger service on
the museum railroad with TC-1.