Car 2651 Restoration - Page 12

Summer 2007

previous page (11) -|- next page (13)

This portion of www.njerhs.org is to provide an up to date progress of the restoration of North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society's efforts on Public Service Car 2651.The trolley restoration work is being completed at this time by a group of volunteers. Work sessions are scheduled and this schedule can be found on our Events page. Anyone interested in helping with the work is welcome to join our organization in efforts to restore this New Jersey treasure. We would also welcome the opportunity to show as well as catalog any information or photographs some of our visitors may be willing to share. For more information feel free to e-mail admin@njerhs.org or write to us at:
North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society
PO Box 1770
Rahway, NJ 070605

Your help is still needed!!!

Please send donations to assist in preserving this New Jersey Transportation Icon to:
North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society
PO Box 1770
Rahway, NJ 070605

Public Service Car 2651 with the east steps removed and and the body jacked up about a foot and a half to clear the way for the freight car trucks to be removed and the power trucks placed below. Photo taken 9-16-2007.

At right is a view from under 2651 to show how high the body has been jacked up as well as how wide the cribbing is set to allow the trucks to pass beneath the car body. Photo taken 9-16-2007.

Tony Hall completes assembly of the beam support on the second power truck for 2651. Photo taken 9-22-2007.