Water Works #10 was built in 1914 and is the oldest operating car we have. This car was built for the St. Louis Water Works Railway to carry emplyees. Beacause the line was so popular with nearby residents, the number of cars had to be increased.

Water Works #10

Interior

Posted on May 6th, 2013

The interior of this car is all wood. Some standard features include anti-slip flooring, follow-thru ventilation and seat heaters


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Exterior

Posted on May 6th, 2013

The exterior is metal shething over a wooden frame. The center sill is all metal


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Electrical

Posted on May 6th, 2013

Like all of our trolleys this car uses 600 volts direct current(VDC). Modern streetcars usually have a motor/generator set that provides lower operating voltage, typically 36VDC, for control and lighting curcuitry. On WW 10 everything is run from the 600VDC which include the motors, lighting and an air compressor for braking.


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