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Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, Inc.

Who We Are

Preserving the railroad/trolley history and artifacts of the area. We give rides on our trolley car and pump car, and restore old railroad equipment, track and buildings. To promote the progress and general welfare of and to develop and contribute to the heritage of the community of the United States of America, the Commonwealth of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by: Preserving the railroad/trolley history and artifacts of the area. Collecting and maintaining historical data pertaining to the history and significance of the trolley/railroad to the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and, in particular, to the county of Franklin area of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Maintaining a museum for the display of trolley/railroad artifacts of the area for the benefit of the public at large. Assisting in the development of projects and activities in cooperation and coordination with governmental and civic bodies, and education institutions in educating the public in the history of the trolley/railroads in Franklin County.

What We Do

Founded in 1991, the museum acquired and restored trolley No. 10, built in 1896 in Springfield MA. The beautifully restored trolley is now used to give historic interpretive rides at the Buckland Rail Yard, which we bought in 2004.