St. Louis Car Company
Lightweight City Car D.T.D.E.
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. This group included twenty-two second hand lightweight double truck city 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
|The Public Service of
Wisconsin and the Jamestown Street Railway Cars were both built by
the St. Louis Car Co.
The L.V.T. Mech. Dept. assigned 400 series numbers to these cars and they were assigned to the Allentown division.
L.V.T. Numbering Scheme as follows:
|From Public Service
Wisconsin, their Car Number
|To LVT Car Number||Scrapped On|
|From Jamestown Street Railway Co., their Car Number||To LVT Car Number||Scrapped On|