Kuhlman Car Company
Lightweight City Car D.T.D.E.
Kit # KCC 410

 

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THE COMPANY
William B. McGorum, newly elected Vice President and General Manager of L.V.T., inaugurated the rehabilitation program and directed company policies for the ensuing seven years.

Utility equipment company, Railway Equipment Brokers, shipped forty-three second hand electric railway cars to L.V.T. between July 1938 and January 1939. thus group included twenty-two secondhand lightweight, double truck suburban type cars from defunct companies scattered throughout the United States as follows:

Two cars were built in 1926 from Public Service of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Fourteen cars built in 1923 from Ohio Valley Electric Railway Co., Huntingdon, West Virginia
Six cars built in 1916 from Jamestown Street Railway Co., Jamestown, New York

 
THE CARS
The Ohio Valley Electric Railway, Huntingdon, West Virginia, were built by the Kuhlman Car Co.
The L.V.T. mechanical department assigned 400 series numbers to these cars and they were assigned to the Allentown division.

From Ohio Valley Electric Railway
Car Number

To LVT Car Number

Scrapped On

225 410 8/18/52
227 411 8/11/52
228 412 8/11/52
229 413 8/11/52
230 414 8/11/52
231 415 8/11/52
232 416 8/19/52
233 417 4/3/53
234 418 8/18/52
235 419 4/3/53
236 420 8/11/52
237 421 2/27/53
238 422 4/3/53
239 423 8/11/52