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The Como-Harriet Streetcar Line and the
Excelsior Streetcar Line began their 2017
operating season in early May.

Please check our schedules for details.

Seminars on Twin City Streetcar History

Aaron Isaacs, the Museums's Photo Archivist and Historian, is producing four seminars on Twin Cities streetcar history. They are approximately one hour each. All four are available on Youtube.

  • Twin Cities Streetcars 101 - A basic history. Click here to view on Youtube

  • The Streetcars - All about the cars themselves. Click here to view on Youtube

  • TCRT Faciliies - Carbarns, powerhouses, and amusement parks. Click here to view on Youtube.

  • TCRT Operations Behind the Scenes - Keeping the system running. Click here to view on Youtube.

To access the entire series of videos through a Youtube Playlist, click here.

 Winona #10

Winona #10 - streetcar

A major milestone has been reached in the restoration of single truck streetcar Winona #10 which ran in Winona, Minnesota, from 1914 to 1938.

 On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, #10 was powered up and ran under itís own power for the first time in 78 years!  After some trouble shooting,  #10 ran well in both directions and made several round trips on the Excelsior Streetcar Line's main line.

Thereís still a lot of work to do such as installing the floor and then the seats, installing a larger capacity air reservoir, etc. The punch list is extensive but we hope Winona #10 can perform in revenue service starting in 2017at ESL for everyone to enjoy.

To learn more about Winona #10, click here.

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