Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum
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Trolley Car No.10 is back ... On track!
Zoar Outdoor - WHITEWATER RAFTING – KAYAKING – CANOEING - MOUNBTAIN BIKING– ZIP LINE CANOPY TOURS – ROCK CLIMBING, power your own adventure!
Walter's Propane - a family owned business that continues to serve Hampshire, Franklin and even parts of Hamden Counties with propane for the home, business or farm.
Snow's Nice Cream - Providers of ice cream and cones for special events at SFTM.
West End Pub - a wide variety of items ranging from vegetarian items to beef, chicken, seafood, salads, entrees, appetizers, pasta, chicken wings.
Berkshire East Ski Area - with a Mountain Coaster, Zip Lines, rafting, downhill mountain biking as well as skiing and tubing, Berkshire East is a great place to visit.
Phil Pless Realtor - your number one source for finding homes in Ashfield MA Real Estate, Shelburne MA Real Estate, Buckland MA Real Estate, Franklin County Real Estate, and surrounding towns.
Nancy Dole Books and Ephemera - postcards, maps, posters, tickets, menus, programs, cards and photographs among other items.
Mo's Fudge Factor - Gourmet fudge and handmade chocolate from Mo's Fudge Factor. Simply the best in handmade gourmet fudges and chocolates.
McCusker's Market - featuring daily morning pastries, home-made soups and sandwiches, and a wide selection of cheeses, and local specialities.
Casey's Sandwiches and Pizza - owned and operated by a local family. We are an awesome Pizza, Grinder, and Ice Cream shop that uses high quality, locally sourced products. LOCAL INFORMATION
NEWS ARTICLES Featuring SFTM
American-Rails.comA very comprehensive site about railroads, including museum listings.
Dave's Electric Railroads Historical trolley photos from Massachusetts and beyond. Amherst Railway Society Local Rail Enthusiasts organization with monthly talks, sponsor of the Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show, and generous supporter of SFTM.
Railway Preservation News
NERAIL A northeast railfan list that deals with yankee train issues.
NE Rail (New England Railroading email list) photos of Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. Use of the NERail photos must comply with their use policy.
Trainriders Northeast Evangelist wing of the steel wheel travelers.
National Trust for Historic Preservation Never saw anything old that they didn't want to save.
Alfred Barten's Local Trolley and Rail History pages Conway (MA) Electric Street Railway history and more Shelburne Falls and Colrain Street Railway details.
Vermont Rail Systems - Parents of Vermont Railway, Green Mountain Railroad, Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad, Washington County Railroad, host to Amtrak's Vermont services and donor of one of No. 10's headlights along with other artifacts and assistance.
Pan Am Railways Our rail neighbor's page, used to be Guilford Rail Systems, Springfield Terminal, Boston & Maine Railroad, Fitchburg Railroad, Troy & Greenfield Railroad.
Mass Bay Railroad Enthusiasts Railfan trips in the Northeast, and more.
Fallen Flags and Other Railroad Photos Lots of pictures, manuals, and more.
Railway Technology A links page to many of the real rail world sites.
Walker Transportation Collection A treasure trove of New England Transportation historical material, located at Beverly Historical Society's site for now.
RailNutterNews A web based periodical of rail news, features museums and visits to other rail-based operations.
Trains Magazine A nationwide monthly railroad news magazine. The February 2000 issue had a James Shaughnessy article on our Trolleyfest in 1999.
FUNARO & CAMERLENGO Makes an HO model kit of our CV caboose.
Berkshire Gas and Steam Engine Assoc.
Gary Lapointe's site of stations, freight houses etc. in Massachusetts, with pictures of many.
Berkshire Hills Route trains of yesterday and today from B&M,B&A, NH, MEC, NYC, PC, D&H and much more.
Berkshire Hills Route Forum
Hoosac Tunnel site by Jerry Kelley. A great comprehensive site on the construction of this nearby railroad tunnel.
"The Coming of the Train The Hoosac Tunnel & Wilmington and Deerfield River Railroads and the Industries They Served", by Brian Donelson.
Hoosac Tunnel site by Marc Howes. Another great comprehensive site on the history of this famous tunnel.
Hoosac Tunnel & Wilmington RR A nearly seamless photo tour of the old Hoot Toot &Whistle as seen today.
Keystone Arches The group that is working to preserve and display the huge stone arches built on the Boston and Albany RR.
Chester Station All about the preserved Boston and Albany/ CSX Chester Station. Also learn about Chester on Track each May.
TrainTraveling.com International passenger rail guide.
Indian Valley Locomotive Works, Authentic publications, faithful reproductions sounds of the railroads, books and CD's from the turn of the last century.
South River Modelworks Since 1990, SRM has produced museum quality HO Scale Structure kits that everyone from the contest winning model builder to the motivated beginner can enjoy.
Safety Train Training emergency responders and law enforcement agencies along our nation's railroads.
Pioneer Valley History Network a resource for local history organizations in western Massachusetts. MUSEUM LINKS
We are the (probably) newest and smallest trolley museum, here are some others:
Shore Line Trolley Museum, operated by the Branford Electric Railway Association, 17 River Street, East Haven, CT, 06512
Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, ME, vies with Shoreline and Connecticut Trolley Museum for oldest and largest.
Connecticut Trolley Museum Hidden in the Central Connecticut wooded countryside, a jewel of a trolley museum resides 14 miles south of Springfield MA and 14 miles north of Hartford CT
National Streetcar Museum at Lowell, Mass., industrial history and real street running.
The Charlotte Trolley Museum, Charlotte, NC
The Steveston Interurban Restoration Society is restoring a 1912 St. Louis Car Co. car BCER 1220. It ran from 1913 to 1958 as part of the British Columbia Electric Railway.(Canada).
Central Electric Railfans'Association A railfans' group and our interest is in electric transport--from streetcars (light rail), to rapid transit, tomainline electrification. Includes an extensive listing of trolley museums. Visit
MuseumLand, The WorldWide Portal to museums and cultural heritage. OTHER PICTURES OR MOVIES RELATED TO LOCAL RAILROADS OR SFTM
If you would like to link to our site, we suggest this description:
Visit the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum and take a ride on our
beautifully restored 1896 trolley car. Regular operations are on
weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend to October, with some
weekday operations, see www.sftm.org.
Other times by charter or chance. Antique pump car rides are
often available. The Visitors Center houses a display of local railroad
and trolley related information, artifacts and pictures as well as a Kids
Corner and TrolleyShop museum store. Also available are books, videos,
newspaper clippings, etc. The Visitors Center and the trolley rides are handicap accessible. The museum is always looking for volunteers to
assist in operations and restorations. For more information, visit them at
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