Trolley restoration and repair (Car Shop)


(41.93135,-72.59465)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

58 North RoadPO Box 360East Windsor, CT 06088

About

Help restore old trolley cars and railroad equipment. Some of our trolleys date back to 1894. We restore cars from any condition to a historically accurate representation of its past. We also do routine maintenance and repair to our public fleet of trolley cars. Most activities are done on Saturdays. Expect to get dirty and have a good time. This is a good way for engineering majors to get hands-on experience.

See our web page for current activities and photos of ongoing work:
http://cttrolleyshop.blogspot.com/

No special skills needed, only a willingness to get dirty, have fun, and learn new skills. Minimum age of 18 required. We have a special need for self starters and task leaders. Immediate need for machinists, wood workers, and metal workers.

Sorry, Community Service hours are not available.

Skills

  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Woodworking
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Carpentry

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekends, Saturdays, 2 per month, 9 to 5.

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