On 04/04/2021 09:44, Bill Bolton wrote:
> It's the unpowered truck that was installed under Sydney D Class car
> 123, the only arch-roof D car. The location is the Clyde Engineering
> erecting yard at Granville.
I looked up Century of NSW tramcars Vol 1 - and made a couple of
Firstly, Century 1 says that D 123 had a Peckham truck - perhaps in
later years but not when built as a trailer as Bill's photo shows a
Secondly, some of the Sydney E class were fitted with two different
types of McGuire trucks - the A1 and the Columbia.
I found a pic of the A1 type in Charlton and it's not a match.
Perhaps the McGuire Columbia is our mystery truck - especially if Bill's
identification of Clyde's Granville site is true.
Mal Rowe - still sleuthing