Ttc 4063

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by 60103, Sep 9, 2003.

  1. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    This picture shows TTC 4063 under (I believe) Landsdown carhouse. I think the car derailed on a curve going into the carhouse and, literally, "brought down the house".
    The date is 1947 or before, as the car was scrapped in '47.
    It was the first PCC to be scrapped in the world.
    I've seen a picture where the back end of 4063 was used to replace the rear of another car.

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  2. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    An interesting piece of history David.
  3. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    That is an amazing picture David. PLEASE post any more that you may have ,,,, but only if I can pinch them for my PCC folders.:D
    Have I your premission:( :)
  4. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    David, I sent the pic to a few TTC BUFFS , here is Andys Answer.


    Hi guys,
    Car 4063 was northbound on January 20, 1947,
    operating as a Lansdowne nightcar on it's way to
    Townsley Loop. It hit an open switch at Wallace Ave.
    and Lansdowne car house.
    Yours trolley,
    Andy

    :D Now we Know;)
  5. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    Chris:
    I bought this photo at a flea market in Grand Bend. They were selling the late Bob McMann's photo collection (or a couple of folders from it), but at a large price. I bought this photo as the most interesting; I think it was $5.
    I really regret that the collection was scattered this way.
    I don't know what copyright considerations apply or who to credit; probably TTC.
  6. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    Hi David,,
    I always try and credit the photographer if known.
    I wish we could have looked through that their folder:D
    Thanks for sharing.