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 Posted: Sat Apr 24th, 2010 09:07 pm
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Herb Kephart

Joined: Thu Jul 19th, 2007
Location: Glen Mills, Pennsylvania USA
Posts: 5981

The only picture of a tram car, made into a railbus that I remember seeing, was one that the 3 ft gauge East Broad Top Railroad bought from the Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina. It was made from a double truck car and I believe that only one poor photo survived of it. The EBT numbered it M2, and tried running it on the relativity level Shade Gap branch  but it was stunningly unsuccessful and was soon disposed of (junked?) It did have a car or truck hood and radiator sticking out one end. Since there was no wye or turntable at Shade Gap it must have suffered severe overheating backing on the return trip to Orbisonia.

Herb:old dude:

Fix it again, Mr Gates--it still works!"
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