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Streetcars

St Louis 1927 Milwaukee & Suburban Transport 966
St Louis 1927
Milwaukee & Suburban Transport 966
Description:Double-end arch-roof safety car

Equipment Information

Milwaukee 966 is a standard lightweight steel streetcar similar to some 200 cars built for service in that city in the 1920s.

Milwaukee & Suburban Transport 966 Details

Builder: St. Louis Car Company
Year Built: 1927
Seats: 55
Length: 45ft
Width: 8ft 8in
Height: 12ft
Weight: 37020 lbs
Brakes: SME
Motors: 4 GE 265
Control: K35JJ
Compressor: DH-16
Trucks: StL 64EIB
Description: Double End / Double Truck / Arch Roof / Safety
Arrived: 1958
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational

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M&ST 966 Ownership History

1927-1938 – The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company
1938-1953 – The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Company
1953-1958 – Milwaukee & Suburban Transport
1958-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL