Friday, November 8, 2019

Montreal and Southern Counties Railway trolley car 13

Car 13, acquired 1940 transferred from Oshawa Railway, née Morris County Traction Co. Morristown, NJ: 50 seats, length 41'10" (12.75 metres); weight 16 tons. Built in 1926 by Osgoode-Bradley.

"[The railway] was an electric interurban streetcar line that served communities between Montreal and Granby from 1909 until 1956. A second branch served the city of Longueuil. Operated by the Canadian National Railway (CN), the M&SCRC ran trams on tracks in the street in Montreal and closer South Shore communities, and on separate right of way in rural areas."

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