Jamestown Street Railway
Trolley Car #93
Restoration Project

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PROGRESS 2015 PG 2
  • It's the end of March, Jim sands the roof "smooth" and it's ready for canvas.

    Trolley at Station
  • End of March, The canvas is "on".

    Trolley at Station
  • End of March 2015, Jim starts trimming the canvas to fit.

    Trolley at Station
  • End of March 2015, We start taking down the sides.

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  • End of March 2015, Jim starts battling the canvas on the front and back compound curves.
    Just keep working it they say, the wrinkles and creases will go away...

    Trolley at Station
  • April 15, 2015, Bob applies sealer coat to canvas. Roof sealing and coating products were discounted by Dave Lawson's LS Aero Marine
    Thank you Mr. Lawson.

    Trolley at Station
  • April 15, 2015, Jim and his grandson Jeff sealing the other side.

    Trolley at Station
  • April 15, 2015, Quentin Johnson starts putting on the roof primer. Quentin has spent quite a bit of time helping us figure out the original trolley colors
    and determining the paint products for #93.

    Trolley at Station
  • April 22, 2015, Jim and Quentin sanding the roof coatings...

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  • April 22, 2015, Quentin rolls on the roof color paint.

    Trolley at Station
  • April 22, 2015, A thing of beauty.

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  • April 29, 2015, Kings Heating makes and donates the intricate brass window seals we were lacking. Thank you Les King.

    Trolley at Station
  • April 29, 2015, Bob and Quentin apply the first and second coats of color to the letter board.

    Trolley at Station
  • April 30, 2015, Bob and Quentin apply the first and second coats of color to the window framing.

    Trolley at Station
  • May 6, 2015 Road Trip! Just a few days before National Train Day, we got the good news that Byron at Warren Railcar Service
    has donated an original trolley pole and support mechanism. Thank you very much!

    Trolley at Station
  • May 2015, Another nice donation from Fastenal in Falconer, NY
    A bunch of brass... Thank you very much!

    Trolley at Station
  • May 2015, Jim has hand sanded so much mahogany that everything looks like mahogany

    Trolley at Station
  • May 2015, Jim hand sands ceiling panels.

    Trolley at Station
  • May 2015, Jim repairs and hand sands more ceiling panels.

    Trolley at Station
  • May 2015, Bob feels guilty that Jim is doing so much sanding, so he starts sanding...

    Trolley at Station
  • End of May and into June 2015, Jim and Bob get the two 18' catwalk boards and Bob spends a few days priming, sealing and painting.

    Trolley at Station
  • June 3, 2015, Quentin Johnson reattaches brass storm window hardware he coated, around all the window openings.

    Trolley at Station
  • May 2015, Jim scopes things out... Thanks to the generosity of Marcia & Michael Guider, along with Mark Hendrickson,
    we got the green light to transplant three of sister car #98's windows that #93 was lacking. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

    Trolley at Station
  • June 4, 2015, We get the windows out and back down to the Gateway Train Station

    Trolley at Station
  • June 4, 2015, Perfect fit!

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  • June 8, 2015, Bob starts striping paint off and polishing up the newly acquired brass windows.

    Trolley at Station
  • June 8, 2015, Jim's grandson Jeff Mitchener stops by to help Grandpa bolt the restored roof ladder back on.

    Trolley at Station
  • June 8, 2015, Catwalk and ladder looking good.

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