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 Kuhlman DEST Streetcars (HSR #400, 402)

Kuhlman DEST Streetcars (HSR #400, 402)

Kuhlman built these 2 cars for a Boston area streetcar operator. They were purchased in 1908 by the HSR, and scrapped in 1931

Specifications

Length 23 ft, 6 in
Width 8 ft, 7 in
Height 13 ft, 6 in
Trucks Brill 21E
Motors WH 101B
Weight 45 000 lbs
Seating 32

Some of the dates for these photos are unknown, and the locations are often just a guess. If you know either date or location, email me!

(All photos © Tom Luton, except where noted)

HSR 400, probably at Hamilton Cemetary, date unknown.

HSR 400, probably at Hamilton Cemetary, date unknown (Photo courtesy of the Hamilton Public Library, Local History & Archives, used with permission)

HSR 402 in front of the old Hamilton City Hall circa 1930.

HSR 402 in front of the old Hamilton City Hall at York and James, circa 1930. (From the Al Paterson collection, used with permission)