FPT to host PCC-II charter in conjunction with East Penn meet

(Bill Monaghan photo)

PHILADELPHIA — Friends of Philadelphia Trolleys (FPT) will be sponsoring a PCC-II charter in conjunction with the East Penn Traction Meet on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

The E.P.T.M. will take place on Friday & Saturday May 17th & 18th, come out to the show and check out our table.

The charter will depart SEPTA Elmwood Depot at 11:00AM and will return around 3PM the fare for the trip is $45. To reserve a seat, please send a check for $45.00 made out to FPT, Inc., and mail to: FPT c/o Harry Donahue, 103 Mulberry Court, Morgantown, PA 19543. All proceeds will go to PTC Peter Witt 8042 at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum. Need more info? Contact: Bill Monaghan FPT2799@comcast.net

The Fall 2018 Streamliner is here!

The Fall 2018 issue of The Streamliner has arrived! Features include:

  • PTC #8042 Challenge Grant Has Been Met!
  • SEPTA #2168 gets service at BSM
  • Remembering a Mozer-Engleman Fan Trip
  • PST Car #23 Restoration Update
  • FPT Donates to Fox River Trolley Museum
  • Holiday Celebration at Trolley Portal Gardens

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FPT presents $5,000 donation to PTM for 8042 project

FPT Director Harry Donahue, at right, recently presented a check for $5,000 to Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Executive Director Scott Becker for the restoration of Philadelphia Transportation Co. 8042.

This donation will be double-matched by Washington County Cares and 20th Century Electric Rail.

PTM volunteers also have rebuilt 8042′ s controller as part of the work, as seen here.