Manchester Carriage & Tramways Co L53 built 1880

Manchester Carriage & Tramways Co L53 built 1880

Manchester Carriage & Tramways Co  L53 built 1880
Manchester Carriage & Tramways Co L53 built 1880

 

Present Location Bury
Designed For Manchester Carriage & Tramways Co
Where built Pendleton, Manchester
General type Open-top horse car
First Number L53
Present Number L53
Status Restored
Condition Excellent
Operating No
Stored Under cover
Gauge 4ft 8in
Rarity Unique
Historical Significance Very Significant
Notes Eades patent reversible car, built as knifeboard car and converted to garden seat c.1890; W.c.1905; P.1970; to Mode Wheel, Salford; to Heaton Park 6/1998; restored as knifeboard car 3/2008; loaned to Bury Transport Museum 5/2010
Inspected by PA
Photo by Steve West
Photo Date 03/09/2016
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 08/09/2016

Paul Abell 03/09/2010
Paul Abell 03/09/2010

 
 


 

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