The John Oliver WNEP train was trucked in town on a day when I had to be asleep at noon because I was working an overnight shift. The same goes for the unveiling and the "free" grand opening weekend.
Even though I had seen it on TV, I just had to see it in person, so I stopped by the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton for an up close look.
To say the least, it's interesting-- and massive. Unfortunately, due to it's size, we can't take it on tour. That would have been great. Also, it's made of cardboard and foam-- not the most durable materials. It needed a permanent home, and the Trolley Museum is a great solution.
There is an admission charge. Take comfort in knowing that your dollars will go toward preserving our trolley heritage for years to come, and you'll have a great time looking around the museum. The trolley system looked like a great one, and I'm sorry it went away. Trolleys disappeared when cars became affordable and the rest is history.