First Electric Operations

On August 17, 2001, the major portion of our track extension project was declared complete, when operation of electric cars over the trackage commenced...

A handful of lucky volunteers joined motorman (and museum member #2) T. Prowell, as he took the controls of Johnstown #311 (our museum's first trolley) to ride an electric car to the new end of line.

<< Johnstown #311 and riders at Black Log Narrows for the first time.

Soon after, open car #1875 made its first run to the new end of track >>

<< The oldest operating car in our collection, DC Transit snow sweeper #09, passes the rock outcrop on the new trackage.

The sweeper is over 100 years old. We are fairly certain the rocks are even older...