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Heritage Trolleys of Lowell, Massachusetts
Take the "Trolley Tour" on board vintage cars operated by the National Park Service and the Seashore Trolley Museum.
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Photo ID: 446441

Trolley Traffic Lights? In an effort to prevent collisions between the National Park Service Trolley Fleet and the motoring public, the City of Lowell Massachusetts has begun experimenting ... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco 15-Bench Open Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 1601
Train ID: None
Photo Date: June 02, 2013


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Added: Aug 07, 2013

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Photo ID: 446426

I can hear the flanges squealing as Motorman Fred takes his Park Service Trolley around one of the tightest curves on the line in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. He's approaching the Suffo... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco 15-Bench Open Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 1601
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 10, 2011


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Added: Aug 07, 2013

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Photo ID: 318173

Motorman Tom brings one of the Lowell National Historical Park's two "breezer" cars out of the trolley barn and into the late afternoon sun. When the park first opened in the 1980s, the physical... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco 15-Bench Open Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 1601
Train ID: None
Photo Date: March 20, 2010


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Added: Mar 22, 2010

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Photo ID: 291946

It's not often that you'll find Lowell's trolley fleet operating in the evening hours. Most days, they're all back in the barn by 5:30 PM. On the last weekend in July however, the City of Lowe... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco 15-Bench Open Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 1602
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July 25, 2009


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Added: Jul 26, 2009

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Photo ID: 291647

Two children wait on the platform for the arrival of a National Park Service Trolley...and the level of interest could not be more different. While the little girl skips around not seeming to ev... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Steam 0-6-0
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: B&M 410
Train ID: None
Photo Date: March 14, 2009


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Added: Jul 23, 2009

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Photo ID: 291544

The City of Lowell, Massachusetts is laced with industrial canals, many of which date back to the early 19th century. These canals channeled water from the nearby Merrimack River to the inner cit... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco Semi-Convertible, Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 4131
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 24, 2009


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Added: Jul 22, 2009

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Photo ID: 275959

With eyes fixed on the oncoming traffic and carrying her only weapon...a large red flag....Conductor Amy bravely steps onto Merrimack Street to make the crossing safe for her Park Service Trolley.... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco Semi-Convertible Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 4131
Train ID: None
Photo Date: March 14, 2009


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Added: Mar 15, 2009

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Photo ID: 275014

The trolley fleet at Lowell National Historical Park pretty much hibernates from late November until early March. With the city plows constantly piling snow and ice near the grade crossings, oper... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco Semi-Convertible Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 4131
Train ID: None
Photo Date: March 08, 2009


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Added: Mar 08, 2009

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Photo ID: 268547

New Orleans Public Service Car #966 exits the colorful tree canopy at Jack Kerouac Park and enters the S-Curve Bridge over the Eastern Canal. No, this isn't New Orleans, this is Lowell Massachus... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Perley Thomas Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NOPS 966
Train ID: Special
Photo Date: October 18, 2008


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Added: Jan 24, 2009

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Photo ID: 258222

Lowell's own streetcar named "Desire" is a Perley Thomas enclosed car, formerly operated by the City of New Orleans, LA. Here, she makes a brief stop at the Suffolk Mill while engaged in crew tr... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Perley Thomas Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NOPS 966
Train ID: Special
Photo Date: October 18, 2008


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Added: Oct 31, 2008

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Photo ID: 258209

National Park Service Car 4131 runs through the Lucy Larcom Park on its way from the Trolley Barn to the Visitor Center for the first run of the day. In the background, the campus of Lowell High... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco Semi-Convertible, Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 4131
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 2008


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Added: Oct 31, 2008

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Photo ID: 256082

New visitors to Lowell Massachusetts are often surprised when they encounter the city's colorful vintage trolleys. Here, a young couple walking down French Street pauses to marvel at Car 4131 as... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco Semi-Convertible, Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 4131
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 2008


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Added: Oct 19, 2008

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Photo ID: 256081

New Orleans Public Service Car #966 now plies the streets of Lowell Massachusetts in the capable hands of a Seashore Trolley Museum crew. Here, she crosses Bridge Street passing the beautiful Ma... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Perley Thomas Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NOPS 966
Train ID: Special
Photo Date: October 18, 2008


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Added: Oct 19, 2008

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Photo ID: 245397

A National Park Service Volunteer flags the intersection as Car 1601 passes the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Massachusetts. This entertainment venue is named for the late Paul Tsongas, a Massachuset... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Gomaco 15-Bench Open Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NPS 1601
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 03, 2008


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Added: Aug 04, 2008

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Photo ID: 244697

New Orleans Public Service Car 966 waits at the Suffolk Mill Complex for the return of a National Park Service guided tour. After being retired by the City of New Orleans, Car 966 was restored b... (more)

Railroad: Lowell National Historical Park
Locomotive: Perley Thomas Enclosed Trolley
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: NOPS 966
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 08, 2008


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jul 30, 2008

Views: 3,403
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