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Re: The Brilliner: forgotten streamliner     -   Response #1   -   Go to Post in Thread
Posted by RDG_4-8-4 in Traction on 07/22/06 at 22:01:18
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on Jul 22nd, 2006, 4:54pm, W.G McAdoo wrote:       (Click here for original message)
                              The Brilliner. The PCC's oft-forgotten cousin.  Aside from the Atlantic City orders, only five other Brilliners were built, one of which was purchased by the Baltimore Transit Company, where it ran until its retirement in the 1950s. Sadly, not one of these sleek streetcars were preserved.

 
There were 10 others, Mr. McAdoo.  You must be testing me again!!!
 
At least 4 of these specimens still exist, one of which has been cosmetically restored and runs somewhat, with one truck regauged and the other a shop truck.
 
No. 5:  PA Trolley Museum
No. 7:  Electric City Trolley Museum
No. 8 (shown):  Shore Line Trolley Museum
No. 9:  Electric City Trolley Museum (May become spare parts supply for No. 7)