Cable car [Mornington - Bobtail Trailer No.4]

Jones Car Company, Manufacturer

1883
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Maker and Role
Jones Car Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
1883
Description
Dunedin cable car - Mornington cable car "Bobtail" Trailer No.4, later 107. Built by Jones Car Company, New York in 1883, and operated by The Mornington Tramway Company, Dunedin. Colour: Brown and cream with white roof, yellow detail and lettering, varnished wood doors and window trim. This is an open platform car trailer - similar designs were used for horse trams in many New Zealand cities. Most were built by American coach builders. Gauge: 3' 6".
Other Name
Bobtail
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
Mornington Tramway Co. Printed
4 Dunedin & Mornington Printed
JONES CAR MFG Co./SCHENECTADY/NY USA Maker's Mark
Accession No
1978.719
Credit Line
Jones Car Company. 1883. Cable car [Mornington - Bobtail Trailer No.4], 1978.719. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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