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Milwaukee Rapid Transit & Speedrail

Lightweight Cars

 

60 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1929, #3030, as Indianapolis & Southeastern Traction 260. It replaced the heavy-weight cars which became TMER&L 1180 series. In 1933 it was sold to Inter-City Rapid Transit as 260 and in 1941 it was sold to Shaker Heights Rapid Transit as 60. In 1949 it was sold to Ed Tennyson and leased as Speedrail 60 and was scrapped in 1952.

61 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1928, #2985, as I&SE 235. In 1933 it was sold to ICRT as 235 and in 1941 it was sold to SHRT as 61. In 1949 it was sold to Ed Tennyson and leased as Speedrail 61 and was scrapped in 1952.

62 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1928, #2985, as I&SE 245. In 1933 it was sold to ICRT as 245 and in 1941 it was sold to SHRT as 62. In 1949 it was sold to Ed Tennyson and leased as Speedrail 62 and was scrapped in 1952.

63 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1928, #2985, as I&SE 200. In 1933 it was sold to ICRT as 200 and in 1941 it was sold to SHRT as 63. In 1949 it was sold to Ed Tennyson and leased as Speedrail 63 and was scrapped in 1952. It also made the last run on both the ICRT and on Speedrail.

64 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1928, #2985, as I&SE 240. In 1933 it was sold to ICRT as 240 and in 1941 it was sold to SHRT as 64. In 1949 it was sold to Ed Tennyson and leased as Speedrail 64. It was damaged in a collision with 1121 on September 5, 1950, and was retired. It was scrapped in 1952.

65 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1928, #2985, as I&SE 230. In 1933 it was sold to ICRT as 230 and in 1941 it was sold to SHRT as 65. In 1949 it was sold to Ed Tennyson and leased as Speedrail 65 where it originally operated with a modified Shaker Heights paint scheme. When repainted, the Speedrail logo was omitted. It was scrapped in 1952.

66 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1929, #3025, as Dayton & Troy Ry 203. It was returned to Cincinnati Car in 1932, and in 1938 it was sold to Lehigh Valley Transit as 1102. In 1949 it was sold to Speedrail, but was not rehabilitated until March 1951. But it only ran for 3 months before the line was abandoned and then scrapped in 1952.

300 was built by St Louis Car in 1923, #1308, as Aurora Elgin & Fox River Electric Co 300. In 1936 it was sold to SHRT as 300 and to Speedrail in May 1950 as 300. It was scrapped in 1952.

301 was built by St Louis Car in 1923, #1308, as AE&FRECo 301. In 1936 it was sold to SHRT as 301 and to Speedrail in May 1950 as 301. It was scrapped in 1952.

1100 was built by Cincinnati Car in August 1929, #3025, as Dayton & Troy Ry 201. It was returned to Cincinnati Car in 1932, and in 1938 it was sold to Lehigh Valley Transit as 1100. In 1949 it was sold to Speedrail but was never rehabilitated. It was scrapped in 1952.

 

 

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