‘Tis the Season for Scranton Sweeper #107!

For all you snow lovers, Rockhill Trolley Museum received measurable snow! That brought some museum volunteers to campus for one big reason: The chance to run Scranton Snow Sweeper #107 and its brushes for their intended use!

for what you’ve all been wanting to see!

Credit to Shannon Cunningham Turner

Iowa Terminal 3

Iowa Terminal Railroad Snow Sweeper #3

Car #3 is typical of the type of cars used by systems in colder climatesfrom coast to coast to clear snow from tracks located in paved streets. Known as “snow sweepers”, these cars carried large spinning brooms that literally swept the snow off of the tracks, allowing service to continue during even the worst winter weather.
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Sweeper #3 Restoration

Capital Transit #09 / Iowa Terminal #3 Press Release

The Rockhill Trolley Museum (www.rockhilltrolley.org), is happy to announce its participation in an inter-museum exchange of historic vehicles and components between the Branford Electric Railway Association (www.bera.org), the National Capital Trolley Museum (www.dctrolley.org), and the Rockhill Trolley Museum, three of the East Coast’s well-known operating electric railway museums.