It’s fun to pretend you’re in the 30’s and 40’s, but browse Facebook while cruising along at 20mph. Apparently these trolleys used to do 75-80mph back in their heyday. I can’t believe it. But then again, I bet the tracks were newer and smoother.

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They used to juice the trains from the depot which is now a museum. The generator is still there as is some of the fuses and cables.

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You could charge a Tesla with one of these I bet.

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Check out the brake shoes. Looks like they’re at the end of their adjustment. But at low speed there’s not much braking involved.

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Took this while in motion. They run a 10 mile privately owned track from the museum out to a farmer’s stand, several times a day, for most of the year. This one of the last trips they make, as they put them away for the winter.

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Very spartan cab, one at each end.

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And yes, it is noisy.

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