I’ve been sworn to secrecy about the location of these vintage electric streetcars. But I cannot resist my excitement about these old trolleys that were once transportation staples in the United States and elsewhere. Located in rural Pennsylvania, these mothballed streetcars comprise a collection of over fifty, some in stages of rehabilitation, others in a state of decay. The owner began salvaging old trolleys years ago with the eventual goal of restoring and reusing these relics as tourist attractions and for public transportation.
This guide explains how nitrocellulose (smokeless powder) and black powder was produced at Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana.