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 Kuhlman DEST Streetcars (HSR #400, 402)

Kuhlman DEST Streetcars (HSR #400, 402)

Ordered from Kuhlman in October 1908, both of these cars were 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)