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Heritage Trolley Site
Hosted by the Seashore Trolley Museum
Galveston, TX

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Galveston, Texas

Follow this link to an Overview of the Galveston heritage system.

Below are photographs of Galveston's diesel powered replica trolleys in service on the heritage line:

One of Galveston's diesel powered replica cars in the downtown historic district. The cares look unusual without trolley poles and overhead wire.

A view in a less densely-built area on the edge of downtown.

A car lays over on the reserved area at the end of the line next to the Gulf beach.

The boulevard connecting downtown Galveston with the beach is somewhat reminiscent of St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans.

Palm trees form part of the lush vegetation that frames the trolley line in Galveston.


Unfortunately, the system was badly damaged by hurricane Ike in 2008 and operation was then suspended while the city studied the feasibility of bringing the line and its cars back into operation.

The following news notes cover developments in Galveston's heritage trolley system:

Additional photos of the Galveston heritage line can be found on the Galveston tourism site below:

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