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Lehigh Valley Transit Company"s Liberty Bell route

William J. McKelvey

Lehigh Valley Transit Company"s Liberty Bell route

a photographic history with chronology, historical recollections, and bibliography

by William J. McKelvey

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Published by Canal Captain"s Press in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania.
    • Subjects:
    • Lehigh Valley Transit Company.,
    • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLiberty Bell route.
      StatementWilliam J. McKelvey, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF725.L44 M38 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2071193M
      ISBN 100961367512
      LC Control Number88092760
      OCLC/WorldCa20419104

      The Lehigh Valley Transit Co. operated interurban service between Allentown and Philadelphia from until The Philadelphia Division was abandoned on Sept. 10, On this division the trains shared trackage with the Philadelphia and Western (now SEPTA's Route Norristown Line) from Norristown to 69th Street Terminal. Rollsigns from Lehigh Valley Transit Co. "Liberty Bell Interurban Route" Allentown to Philadelphia, PA: The Lehigh Valley Transit Compnay "Liberty Bell Route" logo. This linen rollsign was designed for one of the Liberty Bell Route series cars, positioned on the end near the doors. It appears to be hand.

      • history of lehigh valley transit company • liberty bell route’s series interurban cars • short trolley routes in the lehigh river valley • liberty bell route’s heavy interurban cars • history of the lehigh & new england rr co. • history of mack rail motor cars & locomotives • railroads in the lehigh river valley . In Volume 2 of the Lehigh Valley Transit, we'll tour the scenic Liberty Bell Route from Allentown to Norristown and then over the Philadelphia and Western Railway's double tracked, third rail, high speed line to 69th Street terminal in Philadelphia. We'll cover the brief history, operations and finally, the abandonment of the line in

      National Railway Historical Society. Lehigh Valley Chapter. Liberty Bell route's series, interurban Cars. Allentown, Pa.: The Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Randolph L Kulp; National Railway Historical Society. Lehigh Valley Chapter. map of the Lehigh Valley Transit Company Liberty Bell Route between Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley. The service was stopped in


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Click on photos and maps to view higher resolution images. Norristown's trolley service was provided by two systems: the Schuylkill Valley Transit Company, which ended trolley service inand the Lehigh Valley Transit Company, whose Liberty Bell Route served the borough from through Follow this link to view an interactive Google Map of the LVT Liberty Bell High Speed Line.

Details about First Edition Hardcover Book: Lehigh Valley Transit Liberty Bell Route. First Edition Hardcover Book: Lehigh Valley Transit Liberty Bell Route History Of The Lehigh Valley Transit Company Railway Operations Book (S) $ shipping: + $ shipping.

Railroads In The Lehigh River Valley Revised Edition Seller Rating: % positive. The Liberty Bell Route's Series Interurban Cars Lehigh Valley Transit's decision to retain and modernize interurban rail service led it to acquire modern lightweight cars from the Cincinnati and Lake Erie and a lightweight club car from Indiana Railroad.

This volume details the modification and operation of the cars through the end of. Lehigh Valley Transit Volume 2 Liberty Bell Route - Duration: John Pechu views.

CITY LINES OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY TRANSIT COMPANY - Duration: views. The result of McKelvey's passion, "Lehigh Valley Transit Company's Liberty Bell Route, A Photographic History," is now a reality.

To prepare the book. Lehigh Valley Transit. Today, we review a new book about the Liberty Bell Limited, a classic Pennsylvania interurban line that carried passengers between Philadelphia and Allentown until abandonment in the early hours of September 7, President George H.

Bush once mistakenly referred to September 7th as Pearl Harbor Day, but to Keystone Traction enthusiasts, it will always be. The Lehigh Valley Transit Company ran a new line through the area.

The Liberty Bell Route (serving the towns on the Bethlehem Pike) was to include Perkasie in the new line which brought people to Perkasie on a daily basis. The line was shortened in many places and the route was changed.

In the original line was changed due to derailments. Book Overview History of the Liberty Bell Route, an interurban railroad in Pennsylvania that operated between and Includes bibliographies of all major company officials and employee lists. Preview of video produced for the Rockhill Trolley Museum from the films of Gerhard Salomon.

This presentation features the Lehigh Valley Transit Company's Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell Trail is a suburban rail trail under construction in southeastern Pennsylvania.

When complete it will cover 25 miles (40 km) in suburban southeastern Pennsylvania, traveling from East Norriton Township in Montgomery County to Quakertown in Bucks County. It was proposed inand partially follows the former path of the now defunct Liberty Bell Trolley Route, which had.

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In Volume 2 of the Lehigh Valley Transit, we’ll tour the scenic Liberty Bell Route from Allentown to Norristown and then over the Philadelphia and Western Railway’s double tracked, third rail, high speed line to 69th Street terminal in Philadelphia.

We’ll cover the brief history, operations and finally, the abandonment of the line in In Volume 2 of the Lehigh Valley Transit, we_ll tour the scenic Liberty Bell Route from Allentown to Norristown and then over the Philadelphia and Western Railway_s double tracked, third rail, high speed line to 69th Street terminal in Philadelphia.

We_ll cover the brief history, operations and finally, the abandonment of the line in But two facts are clear: the Liberty Bell made its last run nine years later, and the Lehigh Valley Transit Company ceased to exist as a streetcar line 11 years after that tragic day.

Recommended. "Riding the Bell: Lehigh Valley Transit's Liberty Bell Route contains pages with over photos of them in color-plus detailed color maps, car drawings, and a complete roster.

Both informative and entertaining, Riding the Bell is a must read for both the serious transportation student and casual traction fan." Hardcover: pages.

The Lehigh Valley Transit Company Presented by John Nicholson. Friday, Novemat PM. In conjunction with the imminent publication of Bulletin Riding the Bell, Lehigh Valley Transit’s Liberty Bell Route, CERA will present a program on this fascinating interurban.

LVT operated its Liberty Bell Route between Philadelphia. This map shows Norristown's once-extensive trolley network. The blue lines of the RT&L / Schuylkill Valley Traction Company were abandoned in The red line -- the Lehigh Valley Transit Company's Liberty Bell Route-- last ran in The green line continues to serve Norristown as the SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line.The Lehigh Valley Transit Company (LVT) was a regional transport company, headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania that began operations in as an urban trolley and interurban rail transport company.

It operated successfully into the s, struggled financially during the Depression, and was saved from abandonment by a dramatic ridership increase due to the Second World War.This adorable story of 'Pip The Mouse' has been around since One of only two sets made by Creegan Company of Steubenville Ohio, I believe the only one in operation.

Outstanding puppeteer performance, original soundtrack. Can be found at Liberty Bell Museum, Allentown, PA.