Conway Electric Street Railway: a hilltown original


Rolling Stock


CESR scene at Burkeville
Alfred Barten was one of the founders of the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum. For many years he had a website called, which is now defunct. Among other things, he had there an extensive history of the Conway Electric Street Railway (CESR). We moved it here and brought it back to life with his permission.

You can also find interesting things about the CESR at the Conway Historical Society, such as this map of the CESR.

We also sell a booklet on the CESR at our SFTM Gift Shop.

Al also had a page on the Shelburne Falls and Colrain Street Railway and the inception of SFTM.

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