Moving a PCC Car in 1963. Photo by Ray Ballash.  Contributor's Pick!       
This is Presidents’ Conference Committee (PCC) streetcar #3100 of the Los Angeles MTA being moved from L.A. to the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA. The exact date in the spring of 1963 is unknown as is he location. This is the car recently painted and rennovated by the Museum. Note, the PCC was formed in 1929 by the presidents of the U.S. streetcar systems to produce a modern streetcar to compete with buses and the automobile. For more information Google "PCC streetcar" and start with the Wikipedia article. For more information on this car go to the Museum's Web Site OREM.ORG and click on "Yellow Cars" at the bottom of the page.
Date: 3/15/1963 Location: Los Angeles, CA   Map Show Los Angeles on a rail map Views: 1710 Collection Of:   Marty Bernard
Locomotives: LAMTA 3100(PCC)    Author:  Marty Bernard
Moving a PCC Car in 1963. Photo by Ray Ballash.
Picture Categories: Transit This picture is part of album:  Railfan44's Rail Mass Transit Pictures
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Jim Satterwhite General Marty, the technique (for moving street cars over the road) is still the same. It looks as if they just winched the car onto the rails secured to the trailer. 4/10/2012 2:16:50 PM
Marty Bernard General Sort of. Cars are hauled level on a low-boy. 4/10/2012 3:32:19 PM
Jack Smith General Gives new meaning to "piggy-back" - great stuff. 2/27/2016 10:22:01 AM
Jerry LaBoda General At the time the museum was known as Orange Empire Trolley Museum. 12/24/2016 6:19:44 PM

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