Consolidated Railway New Haven 512/ Connecticut Company 865
Delivered in 1905, this Connecticut Company car was in service on the museum’s line and other suburban routes.
The car was built for suburban service on the New Haven Division. Trademark of its suburban operation were overhead luggage racks made of brass, a detail not found on typical “city” streetcars.
865 underwent a comprehensive restoration – including those unique luggage racks – for almost 15 years, and in 2018 began carrying passengers down our trolley line, for the first time since 1947.
Num/Owner/City: 512 Consolidated Ry. New Haven CT then 865 ConnCo New Haven CT Builder: Wason Date Built: 1906
Num Trucks: 2 Truck Type: Standard O-50 Num Motors: 4 Motors: WH-101B Controls: K-6 Compressor: DH16
Length: 44′ Weight: 45,520 Height: Seats: 44
Ends: 2 OpenClosed: closed Roof: railroad Structural: composite Type: streetcar