On 04/04/2021 13:33,tramdude@... wrote:
> I was thinking maybe Peckham, but a check against photos revealed major differences. Other options could be Brush, BTH, St Louis or Westinghouse but I have no pictures of them. It could also be a continental truck builder but that would be doubtful for a Sydney car.
The truck under D123 is clearly different to Mick's mystery truck.
Mick has not said that his photo was from Sydney; it could be from anywhere.
I am copyng this email to the Eurotrams group to see if anyone recognises the design.
See Mick's pic at: https://tdu.to/i/77799
I have searched the 'tramcar truck bible' (E Harper Charlton's Electric Railroad Car Trucks) and cannot find anything that look right.
The design - a fabricated frame with castings bolted on means it was probably an early model - 1890s.
I have enlarged part of the photo to show what could be a makers name on the wheel - "xxx GILBERT xxx".
Mal Rowe - puzzled