A form of truck which can be tilted, for carrying railroad materials, or the like.
A narrow cart that is pushed by hand or drawn by an animal.
A truck from which the load is suspended in some kinds of cranes.
A truck which travels along the fixed conductors, and forms a means of connection between them and a railway car.
Name commonly given to a streetcar which receives its power from overhead electric lines. Also, the name of the pole-like device used to collect and transfer electricity from the overhead lines into the streetcar itself.
Dual 1 1/8" (28mm) nylon wheels spaced to ride in track. The trolleys support the full weight of the curtain.
A small wheeled cart used to move a great deal of objects or heavy items. (Trolley most often means a type of streetcar in American English.) Back to the top
Self-propelled, electric-powered cars that ran almost exclusively in city streets as opposed to the interurbans that ran through the country between cities and towns.
A wheeled apparatus that rolls on an overhead rail or track and from which is suspended a grappling fork, for example.
a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity; "`tram' and `tramcar' are British terms"
a kind of streetcar
The unit carrying the hoisting mechanism which travels on the bridge rails.
Electric rail car or rubber tired bus that may look like a vintage streetcar. A term formerly defined to mean any streetcar that picks up its power from an overhead wire and travels on rails. Current usage of the term refers to any and all "historic" streetcars.
A wheeled mechanism supported by a frame from which the hoist is suspended. The trolley allows for movement of the hoist for transporting supported loads.
A streetcar that runs on electricity.
The unit consisting of frame, end trucks, drive, hoisting mechanism, rope and load block, which travels on the bridge rails and supports the load.
The LNWR commonly referred to a Well Wagon as a 'trolley' and a 'low trolley' was the type of vehicle in general use and the various specialised sorts of 'trolley' which appear in the stock list are Well Wagons adapted for their particular purpose - e.g. 'screw propeller trolley', 'boiler trolley', 'chemical pan trolley' and so on. Clearly these loads would foul the loading gauge if carried on a wagon whose floor was at the normal height.
A carrier unit that travels on the bottom flange of a monorail track, jib boom or bridge girder to transport a load.