Jamestown Street Railway
Trolley Car #93
Restoration Project

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PROGRESS 2016 PG 2
  • 4/29/16 Half oval trim goes on the doors.

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  • Jim wanted authentic chicken wire glass on the door bottoms.
    We got it from Olde Good Things Inc. / Olde Good Glass out of Scranton PA.

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  • 5/6/16 The floor is on the way, so with help from Dan Currie, owner of HCH Interiors, Jamestown NY,
    we were able to get the floor underlayment in place.

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  • 5/9/16 The floor is finally here and ready to be put in place. It is a printed floor and
    came from Graphic Image Flooring, LLC Carver, MN

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  • 5/9/16 At $2000, we decided to make a template before we made any cuts.

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  • 5/9/16 The floor is in...

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  • 5/11/16 Now on to the seats! Jim starts the assembly line.

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  • 5/11/16 Just a reminder that I am there working on things too, someone has to take the pictures…

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  • 5/12/16 The first seat frame goes in!

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  • 5/12/16 …and the rest follow.

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  • 5/12/16 The first seat bottom goes in.

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  • 5/12/16 Jim and Quentin test it out by pretending to be watching a comedy sketch on a big screen TV .
    Thought we could convince the National Comedy Center to let us keep the trolley in the train station and use it as a mini theater…

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  • 5/13/16 We got the first row installed in time for National Train Day 2016. Figured we would leave room on the other side for people visiting to mill around in.

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  • 5/13/16 Plaque in place mentioning Harriet Lucariello donating the trolley in memory of her husband Mauro Lucariello, and recognizing the seat sponsors.

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  • 5/14/16 Lee Harkness National Train Day Show Chairman and Mayor Teresi visit Jim in the trolley on train day.

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  • 5/14/16 We had a great crowd and the seats sure came in handy at the end of the day.

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  • 5/16/16 We start putting in the rest of the seats.

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  • 5/19/16 Jim gets to work building the front shelf and panels. This should be the last major wood working part of the project.

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  • 5/26/16 Stain applied.

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  • 6/3/16 Panels made to fit. Jim makes it look easy.

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  • Beginning of June 2016, we finally get around to getting the rest of the isle seats in. Just the back bench and operator seat left to install.

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  • 6/13/16 Jim makes it look pretty.

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  • 6/13/16 Operator seat still needs adjustments, but not much.

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  • 6/13/We're getting closer.

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  • 6/16/16 Jamestown Steel Service comes through for us again, providing the steel and some bumper bracket fabrication for both the front and back bumpers.

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  • 6/16/16 Jim makes a jig to curl up the bumper ends and Quentin helps do the curling.

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  • 6/16/16 Front bumper parts assembled ready for drilling and sandblasting and painting.

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  • 6/16/16 Back bumper too.

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  • 6/17/16 Our painter and trolley volunteer Quentin Johnson starts the process. We all work to get things taped up and masked.

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  • 6/17/16 All wrapped up.

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  • 6/21/16 The painting starts. Blue stripe first.

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  • 6/22/16 Then the deep cream.

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  • 6/23/16 Is this Desert Sand?

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  • 6/23/16 Quentin applies the Desert Sand color to the body. Some time ago he sanded through the layers of paint
    and this is the color we decided matched the original.

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  • 6/23/16 Peeling away the tape.

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  • 6/24/16 More peeling.

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  • 6/24/16 Says there were black lines so Quentin paints the black lines.

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  • 6/24/16 Jim peels more tape.

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  • 6/27/16 Here's the gang pretty happy with the painting results.

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  • 6/27/16 Onward and upward. Jim starts installing the bi-fold door glass. Bottom panes were chicken wire glass.

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  • 6/27/16 Wow!

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