Mr Rodgers Trolley

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Mr Rodgers Trolley
Posted by divebardave on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:32 PM

 Going to see Mr Rodgers Movie just for the trolley-https://www.fredrogerscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Fred-Rogers-trolley.jpg

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Posted by NKP guy on Thursday, December 19, 2019 7:05 PM

   

   Your link isn't working, at least not for me.  But I was directed to another site which had photos of Mr. Rogers' tomb and the cemetery.

The view from the cemetery is just wonderful.  I had a friend who thought Chestnut Ridge was the most beautiful part of the world...and who can say he was wrong?

   Mr. Rogers has left behind a better memorial than marble and stained glass: he helped children, changed lives and influenced the future for the better.  Is there anything more worthy and noble that a person can do?

   Thanks for posting this.  Have a fine time at the Fred Rogers Center.

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Posted by Paul of Covington on Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:43 PM

NKP guy
Your link isn't working, at least not for me. But I was directed to another site which had photos of Mr. Rogers' tomb and the cemetery.

   Dave's link worked for me.  Here it is activated.  Maybe it'll work for you this way.

https://www.fredrogerscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Fred-Rogers-trolley.jpg

  Can you provide a link to the site you were directed to?   Thanks.

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Posted by NKP guy on Friday, December 20, 2019 8:22 AM

   You know how your sick child miraculously is well by the time you get an appointment with the doctor and take the kid to his office?  Well, I cannot manage to get you to the site I was directed to.  

   But many thanks for that wonderful photo of Mr. Rogers holding a model trolley as he sits in a streetcar doorway with a huge "Pittsburgh" sign next to him.

   

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Posted by CMStPnP on Friday, December 20, 2019 8:26 AM

If I remember correctly that Trolley is completely custom built and is not a retail item,  it's a creation of the prop department.    I am not sure about the track which appears to be brass three rail and not the regular stuff Lionel uses.   Possibly the track is custom as well?    Why would a TV show buy that stuff off the shelf when they have folks in house that create it from scratch......for probably cheaper.

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