CTRC - The California Trolley and Railroad Corporation.
Preserving the historical heritage of railroading and trolleys in the Santa Clara Valley of California.

1927 Fairmont MM9 Railroad Inspection Car

ImageThis railroad inspection car is a Fairmont MM9 and was built around 1927.  At 395 pounds, it could carry three men up a 4% grade mountain.  It has a 4 HP, condenser cooled engine and an endless cord belt which acts as a clutch.  Restoration is almost completed.

This car can be seen at the Trolley Barn on the grounds of the History Museums of San Jose, 1600 Senter Road, San Jose, California.

 

 

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