Jamestown Street Railway
Trolley Car #93
Restoration Project

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PROGRESS 2015 PG 3
  • 6/12/15 Recently acquired front windows cleaned to show brass, thank you again to Marcia & Michael Guider,
    along with Mark Hendrickson for donating them.

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  • 6/15/15 Bob sand blasted and primed ceiling vent parts.

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  • Wedding stuff and trolley stuff, train station multitasking.

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  • Jim runs wire for the inside lighting.

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  • 6/22/15 Ceiling panels start going back up.

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  • 6/23/15 Quentin and Jim start varnishing mahogany.

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  • 6/24/15 Quentin starts painting the ceiling panels.

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  • 6/26/15 Looking good...

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  • 6/26/15 Let the varnishing begin!

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  • 6/27/15 Trolley gang, Bob, Jim, and Quentin out for publicity at the Reg Lenna Center For The Arts (Thank you for the invitation).

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  • 7/1/15 Bob gets the vents up.

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  • 7/8/15 Jim's varnish production line.

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  • Jim applies varnish... first coat, second coat...

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  • 7/8/15 Bob temporarily puts in front windows for show.

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  • 7/10/15 Jim starts installing the interior mahogany.

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  • 7/10/15 Thank you Lee Harkness and the wedding party that allowed us to be part of a recent wedding.

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  • AUGUST 2015 While we were making progress, family activiites and such occupied much of the month...
    but more mahogany went on.

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  • AUGUST 2015 Another task was reinstalling the fixed windows. Jim made up a bunch of quarter round mahogany
    to supplement what we were able to save during disassembly. Jamstown Glass Service donated several more panels of glass
    to replace those cracked and missing. Thank you JGS!

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  • AUGUST 2015 Glass replacement saw some new helpers. Jeff Mitchener (Jim's Grandson) shows up to help.

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  • AUGUST 2015 Glass replacement saw some new helpers. Al Cala, trolley volunteer for years has at it with Jim.

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  • AUGUST 2015 Glass replacement saw some new helpers. Jeff Mitchener and daughter (Jim's granddaughter) hard at work.

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  • AUGUST 2015 Fixed windows done.

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  • AUGUST 2015 This window picture shows that plans for the Comedy Center has Trolley Car #93 right in the way…
    Guess we will be looking for a new home…

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015 Fancher Chair comes through with more mahogany. Thank you again! Jim spends a few days cutting it to size.

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015 New mahogany cut to fit and attached.

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015 Surprise, Surprise, Carol Coats of East Randolph NY calls us up an says an old relative of theirs,
    Casmer Churchill, was an early Jamestown Street Railway employee. When the street railway stopped operations
    in 1938, Casmer got one of the seats out of the last trolley car in service. Jim and I rebuilt it a bit.
    Not from #93, but still a great piece of history. Thank you Mrs. Coats.

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015 A new contributor, All Metal Specialties, 300 Livingston Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701 came through with some much needed
    window frame hardware. Thank you Bill Lehman.

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015 Jim sweating in the brass window frame corners from All Metal Specialties.

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015 Repaired front window goes in.

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