Trolleys in Carrick

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This is a work in progress regarding Carrick's Trolley Era.

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1818 Brownsville Road. Trolley Photo is from 1927. The hardware store is now a bank and the house next to the hardware store is said to be the Agnew House.

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Carrick Double-ended streetcar on what appears to be 18th Street Road.

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Carrick streetcar at St. George's, now St. John Vianney, cemetery bend on Brownsville Road in 1970. Maybe the last time this streetcar was used in Carrick. Street sign is visible but can be read.

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53 Carrick streetcar at Brownsville Road and Arlington Avenue

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This is an article as written for publication by Carrick Historian Nick Markowitz.

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This is the actual article as it appeared in The South Hills Record, February 15, 1977.

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This site diagram shown below is currently occupied by the Shopping Center bounded by Wynoka, Brownsville and Amanda and ncludes Foodland, Citizens Bank and several convenience stores.

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These photos can also be seen at Lennix Gulf Station

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Copperfield and Brownsville Road in front of Concord Presbyterian Church

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Waiting at the Brentwood Loop for return trip to Carrick

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At the South Hills Junction

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At the "Fleet" Gas Station at Clifton Avenue

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At the McKinnley overpass at Bausman Street

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At the Overbrook line over Route 51

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Streetcar at Parkfield Avenue at Carrick Shopping Center

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Streetcar at Concord School

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Streetcar at The Boulevard and Readshaw Funeral Home

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Streetcars ready to go at the South Hills Junction, or could this be the Carrick Trolley Barn

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The following two photos courtesy of Raymond Lattner

Can you identify any crew member in this photo taken between 1917 and 1924?

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Inside the Carrick Carbarn

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For trolley enthusiasts here is another link to our neighbors in Brookline who have put together a great site for more trolley information - Trolley History.

Video on Youtube of a trolley at the Brentwood Turn around. The Iron and Glass Bank was a Boron Gas Station.

Click here for the video