Interurban Cars

St Louis 1924 Fort Wayne-Lima 91
St Louis 1924
Fort Wayne-Lima 91
Description:Single-end arch-roof steel combine

Equipment Information

Fort-Wayne Lima 91 is a lightweight interurban combine designed for service between Fort Wayne, Indiana and Lima, Ohio. It is typical of lightweight steel interurban cars built for Midwestern interurban lines during the 1920s. After retirement the car’s body was made into a house.

Builder: St. Louis Car Company
Year Built: 1924
Seats: 46
Length: 52ft 6in
Width: 8ft 11in
Height: ???
Weight: 50,000 lbs
Brakes: None
Motors: 4 GE 275
Control: K35PP
Compressor: CP-27
Trucks: None
Description: Single End / Double Truck / Arch Roof / Steel Combine
Arrived: 1989
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational

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Ownership History
1924-1935 – Fort Wayne-Lima #91
1935-1989 – Privately owned (house)
1989-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL

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