Brooklyn Rapid Transit 1792
The famous baseball team got its name from a disparaging remark made in a Manhattan newspaper that Brooklynites were just a “bunch of Trolley Dodgers.” Cars such as 1792 were working the streets of Brooklyn at this time. It later was converted to a work car and is currently in the process of interior restoration.
Num/Owner/City: 1792 Brooklyn Rapid Transit NYC Builder: Laclede Date Built: 1899
Num Trucks: 2 Truck Type: Brill 39E1 Num Motors: 2 Motors: WH-68 Controls: K-11 Compressor:
Length: 35′ Weight: 26,000 Height: Seats: 32
Ends: 2 OpenClosed: closed Roof: deck Structural: wood Type: streetcar