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Electric Work Equipment

Differential 1920 Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport D13
Differential 1920
Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport D13
Description:Double-truck side dump motor

Equipment Information

Milwaukee Electric D13 is a motorized side dump car, or dump motor, built for hauling gravel and other aggregate. It was used on the Wisconsin interurban system and the Milwaukee streetcar network in road and railway construction projects. In 1938 it was sold to the City of East Troy, Wisconsin, where it was used as a locomotive and snow plow on the short freight railroad in that city.

Builder: Differential Car Company
Year Built: 1920
Length: 40ft 6in
Width: 8ft 7in
Height: 11ft 10in
Weight: 79700 lbs
Brakes: AMM
Motors: 4 GE 207
Control: HL-15B2
Compressor: D-3F
Trucks: TMER&L M100AB
Description: Double End / Double Truck / Side Dump Motor
Arrived: 1988
Condition: Complete / restored / operational

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Ownership History
1920-1938 – The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company
1938-1950 – The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transport Company
1950-1982 – Municipality of East Troy Railroad
1982-1988 – The Wisconsin Electric Railway Historical Society, East Troy, WI
1988-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL