Interurban Car No. 55

Interurban Car #55 Trolley barn
Trolley Shelter 

Interurban Car No. 55, the centerpiece of Heritage Park, has been beautifully renovated with original and refabricated parts and accessories. Open houses are offered the first Saturday of each month during the summer, and docents lead guided tours with historic details and stories of the Interurban.

Interurban Car No. 55 is one of six interurban electric rail cars that provided commuter service from Alderwood Manor to Seattle and Everett from 1910 to 1939. The interurban was key to the development of Alderwood Manor and Snohomish County. Folks from the big cities traveled by trolley to relocate in the country, breathe the uncontaminated fresh air, and learn how to raise poultry for profit at the Demonstration Farm. After the demise of the Interurban in 1939 due to the popularity of the automobile, Car No. 55 was retired, serving as a diner for several years, and later as a ticket office for the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad. The City purchased the car in 1993, and began its restoration in 1996 with state and federal grants. Car No. 55 is the last remaining car of the original six, that has been restored.

free trolley tours at History & Heritage Days

11am – 3pm Second Saturday in June, July and August

Group Tours available by appointment.

Please call 425-670-5502 with requests.

Location

19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood 98036  View Map

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