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Category: History
NY Subway Car 983 History

It was circa 1982 and I was working for Florida Pump Service in Orange Park Fl as the VP and General Manager. When the club went out of business, Mark (the owner of Florida Pump Service), either bought the car or removed it at his expense. He took it to Orange Park and put it  Continue Reading »

Asheville City Cars

Source: “Trolleys in the Land of the Sky – Street Railways of Asheville, N. C. and Vicinity.” Written by David C. Bailey, Joseph M. Canfield, and Harold E. Cox. The early history of Asheville rolling stock is incomplete. There are no surviving records, except for a cryptic inventory made at the time of the Asheville  Continue Reading »

The Howland Lines

Source: “Trolleys in the Land of the Sky – Street Railways of Asheville, N. C. and Vicinity.” Written by David C. Bailey, Joseph M. Canfield, and Harold E. Cox. The Asheville Street Railway concentrated its activities in the City of Asheville and its near suburbs. Just beyond the original Asheville City Limits, there grew up  Continue Reading »

Railway Map 1904

Asheville & Craggy Mtn. Railway This map shows the rail line from Asheville to Craggy, circa 1904

Trainmen

We would like to thank Don Kosur, and Mrs. Jean Bridges and family, for sharing these items with us. Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen documents from Clarence E. Ingle, former employee of the Asheville Craggy Mtn. Railway. 1950’s photos – engine in snow, photos courtesy of Mrs. Jean Bridges Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Receipt for dues  Continue Reading »

Letters to the Railway

We would like to thank Mrs. Jean Bridges and family for sharing these items with us. Letter from 1923 — Letter from 1927