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2 edition of Liberty Bell route"s 1000 series, interurban Cars found in the catalog.

Liberty Bell route"s 1000 series, interurban Cars

Randolph L. Kulp

Liberty Bell route"s 1000 series, interurban Cars

history and roster

by Randolph L. Kulp

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Published by Lehigh Valley Chapter, National Railway Historical Society in Allentown, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lehigh Valley Transit Company.,
  • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Allentown -- History.,
  • Electric railroads -- Pennsylvania -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRandolph L. Kulp, editor ... [et al.].
    ContributionsDoherty, James Allen, donor., Van Tassel, John E., former owner., National Railway Historical Society. Lehigh Valley Chapter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18886126M

    It’s Ap , seven months after abandonment of the Liberty Bell interurban, and work cars #1 and are in the scrap line at Bethlehem Steel on Daly Avenue. By this point, anything not needed for the city streetcars, which continued to run for another year, was being gotten rid of.   Cars ranged in length from 16 ft for a single truck, to 45 ft and even longer, with 32 ft or 40 ft being common. Electric railway cars were normally a little over 8 feet wide. A typical car would seat 48 or 50 passengers, and carry twice as many with standees. Early cars were all-wood, like the horse cars, with hand brakes and quite light.

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Liberty Bell route"s 1000 series, interurban Cars by Randolph L. Kulp Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Liberty Bell route's series, interurban cars: history and roster. [Randolph L Kulp; National Railway Historical Society.

Lehigh Valley Chapter.]. Fascinating history of the heavy-duty interurbans used on the Lehigh Interurban Cars book Transit Co.'s Liberty Bell Route between Allentown and Philadelphia. The book describes the design, construction and operation of the cars used (the and Series), the chair car Manufacturer: Lehigh Valley Chapter National Railway Historical Society.

The Lehigh Valley Transit Company (LVT) was a regional transport company, headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, that began operations in as an urban trolley and interurban rail transport company. It operated successfully into the s, struggled financially during the Depression, and was saved from abandonment by a dramatic ridership increase due to the Second World arters: Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The Liberty Bell Route's Series Interurban Cars Lehigh Valley Transit's decision to retain and modernize interurban rail service led it to acquire modern lightweight cars from the Cincinnati and Lake Erie and a lightweight club car from Indiana Railroad.

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From Slatington, PA to Nazareth, PA; Easton, PA; Alpha, NJ; Macungie, PA; Hellertown, PA. Spiral Bound 9" x 6". Published July, by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of. N - Jewett NOT&L Steel Interurban. N - C&LE / CRANDIC lightweight. N - LVT Liberty Bell Limited. # Liberty Bell Limited LVT series $ # "Electromobile" Altoona type Interurban Traction Models and Car Parts.

H0, N and S scale. • liberty bell route’s series interurban cars • short trolley routes in the lehigh river valley • liberty bell route’s heavy interurban cars • history of the lehigh & new england rr co. • history of mack rail motor cars & locomotives • railroads in the lehigh river valley see the reverse side for ordering information.

Liberty Bell Limited service between and was provided by twelve high-speed cars originally built in for the Cincinatti and Lake Erie Railroad in Ohio, and one similar car built for the Indiana Railroad.

These cars were mechanically identical to the Philadelphia & Western's Bullet Cars, but with more conventional carbodies. Liberty Bell Routes Series Interurban Cars History & Roster (pennsy Original Slide PC Penn Central GE/ALCO/EMD Power Line Up Collinwood N - Cadillac Sales Brochure, Original, Illustrated In Color Cad.

Power and baggage section. The locomotive was provided by the railroad then hosting the Liberty Bell Special. It had to be typical of those used on passenger trains of the era, and a Baldwin consolidation of is a perfect type that would have been capable of pulling 10 or 12 cars.

The model is made by photo above shows three baggage cars, and the 3 model cars are. The cars were decorated with Liberty Bell flags after it left the city, and the flying bunting told the mission of the train which made haste slowly in advance of the regular train.

The band played lively airs at intervals and gave a pleasant serenade to the charming ladies of the Pittsburg party. It’s Apseven months after abandonment of the Liberty Bell interurban, and work cars #1 and are in the scrap line at Bethlehem Steel on Daly Avenue.

By this point, anything not needed for the city streetcars, which continued to run for another year, was being gotten rid of. Interurbans also made more stops, usually 1 mile ( km) apart. As interurban routes tended to be single-track this led to extensive use of passing sidings.

Single interurban cars would operate with a motorman and conductor, although in later years one-man operation was common. In open country, the typical interurban proceeded at 40–45 miles.

"The Liberty Bell Route's Series Interurban Cars, History and Roster" Randolph A. Kulp - Editor "Lehigh Valley Chapter, NRHS" 82 pp 6D David H. Cope Collection "The Liberty Bell Route's Series Interurban Cars, History and Roster" Randolph A.

Kulp - Editor "Lehigh Valley Chapter, NRHS" 82 pp. 6D Edward Blossom Collection. Liberty Bell Park was located within the city limits of Philadelphia.

It was a glass enclosed facility that could accommod The grandstand had seatingwhile the clubhouse seated 5, The clubhouse included a dinning room which could hold an additional race goers.

However, you can also take SEPTA bus routes from Market East down to the Liberty Bell. Once you've ascended to street level, cross Market Street, so that way you'll be on the south side (i.e., the direction of eastbound traffic).

Just ask any SEPTA bus driver that pulls up at a bus stop - "are you going to 5th or 6th Street, for the Liberty Bell?". Expansive variety of cars s at an array of prices.

Locate Cars S in stock and ready for shipping now!. The two sets could run mixed in trains of up to three cars, and were sometimes, though rarely, coupled as individuals to trail a series passenger car.

Lots of info on these in McKelvey's book and the LV Chapter NRHS publications on each of the various series (,) of LVT interurban cars.Interurban Norman is the original Interurban location. See Interurban Norman's Menu, pick your favorite entree, and come in for a drink. See you at the Urb!

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