Rockhill Trolley Museum, Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania

Trolley 163

Do you remember the days when the trolleys ran up and down the streets of the city?  Well, some of us do not remember as many cities removed the trolley lines many years ago before many of us were born, but cities like San Francisco, California still use trolleys.  Today, some cities are bringing back the trolleys, but would it be nice to relive the glory days of the trolley?

Trolley 172

Welcome to the Rockhill Trolley Museum in Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania.  You arrive at the museum, and you purchase your ticket at the ticket booth.  The trolley awaits you just steps away.  You climb aboard the vintage trolley.  When it is time to go, the trolley leaves the station.  You stroll past the repair shops, and then you see the ruins of the furnace where the town gets its name.  Then, you are in the woods.  You arrive at the end of the line with U.S. Route 522 before you and a stream below on the left side.  From here, you return to the station.  The ride is over but wait.  You see another trolley.  You take a ride to the end of the line and back.  This ride is over, but they decide to bring out a trolley that was used on the San Diego Trolley system in San Diego, California.  Oh, you have to ride this trolley.  You go to the end of the line and come back again.  It is then time to leave the museum, and you have to return to the present day.

Number 1019 from San Diego, California

The Rockhill Trolley Museum is a great place to live or relive the days of the old trolleys.  A ride really takes you back in time.  With the East Broad Top Railroad across the street, the Rockhill Trolley Museum is a real compliment to your visit to the region.  Let us say that you can have two great rail journeys in one.

Trolley 311

The Rockhill Trolley Museum is at 430 Meadow Street (Pennsylvania Route 994) in Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania.  It is open on Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day Weekend through October at 11:00am with the last trolley departing at 4:15pm.  Parking is on sight. You can get more information on the trolleys and admission at http://rockhilltrolley.org/.

Trolley 6

Do not waste time looking for a time machine.  Just visit the Rockhill Trolley Museum, and go back in time.

5 thoughts on “Rockhill Trolley Museum, Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania

  1. It is amazing to me how well kept they are. I love the bright colors too. It looks like the original interior but surely not. How fun. It is great that they are preserving this part of history. Thank you John for the interesting article and pictures. Hugs and love ❤️ Joni

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