Good Used Cars
of the Pullman PCCs bought from Toronto had severe corrosion problems,
i.e., they were real rusty. This car is coming apart where the
plywood floor meets the dash panel above the anticlimber. Like the ex-Kansas
City cars, they were assigned to Luzerne Depot. Here 2311 rolls northbound
on Route 50, on Wyoming Avenue in front of the old SEPTA headquarters
ex-Birmingham ex-TTC PCC 2311 on October 26, 1979. Photo © Mike Szilagyi
Between 1955 and 1983, used PCC cars from St. Louis, Kansas City, Birmingham and Toronto have seen use in Philadelphia.
photos by Mike Szilagyi
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