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East Troy Electric Railroad 6/16/2012



by Chris Guenzler



After a great breakfast, Dave and I drove north into Wisconsin to East Troy. We pulled up to the station in East Troy and parked.





The Wisconsin Official Marker for the East Troy Railroad.





A Milwaukee Road Express Car.





The Substation and present East Troy Electric Railroad Station.





We walked down to the Car Barn.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company 846 Double Truck Streetcar built in 1920 by the St Louis Car Company.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company L8 50-Ton Steeple-Cab Locomotive.





Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company 1583 Double Truck Car built 1912 by TCRT.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company Street D23 Line Car built in 1907 by the TMER&L.





East Troy Electric Railroad 21 Single Truck built in 1975 by the ETER.





Chicago South Shore and South Bend 24 Steel Interurban Diner built in 1927 by the Pullman Car Company.





Sheboygan Light Power & Railway 26 Wooden Interurban built in 1908 by the Cincinnati Car Company.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Street Car Company L6 Utility Crane Car built in 1911 by the St Louis Car Company.





Chicago South Shore & South Bend 9 Steel Interurban built in 1926 by the Pullman Car Company.





Chicago South Shore and South Bend 13 Steel Interurban built in 1927 by the Pullman Car Company.





Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad 761 Steel Interurban built in 1930 by the Standard Steel Car Company.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Street Car Company L6 Utility Crane Car built in 1911 by the St Louis Car Company.





Chicago Elevated 4420 {CTA} Rapid Transit Car built in 1924 by the Cincinnati Car Company.





Chicago South Shore and South Bend 25 Steel Interurban Diner built in 1927 by the Pullman Car Company.





Chicago Elevated 4453 {CTA} Rapid Transit Car built in 1924 by the Cincinnati Car Company.





East Troy Electric Railroad 21.





Chicago Elevated 4420 {CTA} Rapid Transit Car built in 1924 by the Cincinnati Car Company.





Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company 1583.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company Street Car 846 built in 1920 by the St Louis Car Company.





Chicago Shore and South Bend 24 Steel Interurban Diner built in 1927 by the Pullman Car Company.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company Street L8 50-Ton Steeple-Cab





Chicago South Shore Steel Interurban 30 built in 1929 by the Standard Car Company.





Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company 846 Double Truck Streetcar built in 1920 by the St Louis Car Company.





East Troy Electric Railroad Equipment.





Chicago South Shore & South Bend Steel Interurban built in 1927 by the Pullman Car Company.





Car Barn Scene.





Inside of the Dining Car used on their Dinner Trips.





The Inside of Car 26.





The original Station used in East Troy now a home. I then walked back to the East Troy Station and started working on this story up to this point and finished it. We heard the toot of a whistle and got set up for our next set of pictures.





Out came the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad Car 30 for display today. Dave got our tickets while I went back to the Car Barn for a little more information about three of my pictures. After seeing the inside of the East Troy Station I heard another toot then Dave and I set up for our car we would be riding today.







Our car we would be riding the Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company 1583 came to the station boarding area.





After this picture of the Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company 1583 we boarded the car for our trip this morning.





The inside of Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company 1583. Good friend Bob Gallegos joined us for our ride this morning.





Leaving the East Troy Station.





View along our route this late morning in the rain.





The switch to the old East Troy industries.





Views along our route.





A view from the trolley.





Views along our route.





A rural grade crossing.





The siding at the Main Substation.





Views of the Wisconsin Countryside.





Views along our route this late morning.





Our trolley has reached Lake Beulah siding.





These steps once took people from the trolley to Lake Beulah.





The Lake Beulah siding.





Our route took us under this bridge.





Views along our route on a very wet late morning.





We went through this switch to reach the Elegant Farmer Station.





We arrived at the Elegant Farmer Station.





There is a car barn just east of the Elegant Farmer Station.





Thing 1 & 2 were aboard the trolley.





Future trackage to ride aboard their dinner train service.





Elegant Farmer Station.





Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company 1583. As the trolley started to move for our trip back, I called the Lets Talk Trains Show and told them about our adventure here.





A home on a water tower.





Weather conditions improved on the return trip.





Our trolley went through the spring switch to go around the outbound car Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company Street Car 846 at the Army Lake Siding.





Passing Car 846 at Army Lake Siding.





Army Lake Siding.





The line to the former industries in East Troy. We returned to the East Troy Station and said goodbye to Bob Gallegos before Dave and I hit the road to Rockford, our next stop on today's adventure. We stopped at a KFC for my lunch and Burger King for Dave.



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