LVT Private Car 812  Contributor's Pick!       
Image is a composite of two frames. Car #812, a 1914 800 series interurban, stops on its way to Allentown on the Philadelphia Division of the Lehigh Valley Transit Line as long-time LVT motorman Charlie Hauser (and famous LV NRHS member) stands near. This heavyweight was built as the copmany president's prviate car (#999) on the chassis of a wrecked 1901 high speed St. Louis deck roof car. It was converted to a passenger car in 1921 and re# 812, next to the 800 series Jewett interurbans (all of which were later turned into box motors or scrapped, while 812 survived until the end of service in 1951).
Date: 6/1/1949 Location: Quakertown, PA   Map Show Quakertown on a rail map Views: 1790 Collection Of:   Charles Knox Freericks
Locomotives: LVT 812(Trolley)    Author:  Charles Knox Freericks
LVT Private Car 812
Picture Categories: Transit This picture is part of album:  1940s and 1950s
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Allan Love Jr. General My God this photo goes back. Thanks for sharing Knox. 2/17/2009 7:54:13 PM

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