Baltimore Street Car Museum's
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Thanks, the folks at BSM.
Upcoming Events and Points of Interest
WE'RE READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! PLEASE JOIN US!
TINSEL TROLLEY visits again on December 10, 11,
17 and 18, 2005 (Saturdays and Sundays) from 1:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.
Tired of those long lines in the malls? Tired
of that BORING "see Santa Claus, get your child's picture taken and that's it"
routine? Tired of the mall traffic? Do something educational and fun
with the kids! Take an authentic Baltimore streetcar with your kids to
Santa's Workshop (Baltimore Division) and visit with the Jolly Old Gentleman
himself. Admission is $6.00 for all adults and $4.00
for all children (through
11 years of age.) We're sorry, but
passes and reduced admission coupons will not be accepted during this
special event. Please visit the Santa's Tinsel Trolley Website.
2005 - Santa and his helpers will be
resting up from Santa's Tinsel Trolley. BSM will be closed Christmas
1, 2006 - We're planning to be open as
usual for our regular hours.
To verify an event
or if you need directions, you are encouraged to call, prior to your
Museum's Information Line at 410-547-0264 on the day of the
OF INTEREST AT B.S.M.
AVAILABLE IN OUR GIFT SHOP . . .
- THE HOLIDAYS ARE
COMING - Visit our Gift Shop to pick up that unusual
holiday present. We have Leanin' Tree Christmas cards on
sale, too in addition to kid's items.
Our long-awaited B.S.M.
souvenir book, A Guide to the Baltimore
Streetcar Museum, is available
in our Gift Shop. This 36 page volume, edited by Andrew S. Blumberg,
A history of the Baltimore
A detailed roster of the
equipment in the Museum's collection
Selected milestones and
scenes in Baltimore's transit history, including some never seen before
A tribute the the Museum's
founder, George F. Nixon
General information about
The cost is $6.95
plus $0.30 sales tax. (For mail orders to all states, please send
$10.30, which includes $3.00 for postage and handling. Please
we are required
by Maryland law to collect tax on all sales made.)
See our collection of
collectibles in our Gift Shop, celebrating our streetcars in the B.S.M.
collection. They're a limited edition, so get yours soon! The
following are available:
Description On Back
Cat's Meow Collectable
Actual Picture of
rail of the past of represented by car #1050 which celebrated is 100th
anniversary in 1998. Built by the Brownell Car Company in 1898, this car
operated on several lines in Baltimore until the early 1920's.
#264 marked its 100th anniversary in the year 2000. Built by the Brownell
Car Company in 1900, this car operated on four different streetcar lines
in Baltimore before ending its work days on the #2 Carey Street line in
the early 1920's.
Built by the J.G. Brill Company in 1930, car #6119 represents a front/center
exit type of streetcar. Baltimore operated a fleet of 150 of these cars
on numerous routes in the city until 1955.
We also have plenty
of kid's stuff
for sale for the younger set. They include such items as:
Thomas the Tank
Pens and Pencils
Graphics on Computer Diskettes
. . . and much
Future plans include an
online catalogue sales page . . .
ALSO . . .
The book, The
Best Way to Go-A History of the Baltimore Transit Company,
is available in the Museum's Gift Shop. Read the stories behind the buses
and streetcars on display. Price: $15.00, plus $0.75 Maryland State Tax.
(For mail orders, please send $18.75 that includes postage and handling
in addition to the price of the book and tax.)
ONGOING AT B.S.M.!
Visit Trolley Theatre and
view our new 10 minute orientation video, Baltimore
and Streetcars, about trolleys and how
they built our cities, including, of course, Baltimore. The Trolley
Theatre, a 3/4 scale trolley model, was originally installed
at the Baltimore City Life Museum. Bring your camera and have
your picture taken at the motorman's controls in Trolley Theatre.
NOW AT YOUR SERVICE!
We are able to accept either your MasterCard
credit cards for your purchases in our Gift Shop. And . . . use your
credit card for payment of your admission into the Museum.
SAY IT AGAIN?
Interested in having someone from the Museum give a talk about the history
of streetcars in Baltimore? Just drop us a line to B.S.M.
Speakers' Forum in care of our mailing
NOW HOME AT B.S.M.! Baltimore
Transit Company's crane car #3715 is now at its new home, the Baltimore
Streetcar Museum, after being away for more than 40 years! This is the
ONLY known piece of Baltimore Transit's work equipment on rail ever saved
in the 1950's. Tours to view our new acquisition will be available. Just
ask the Dispatcher when you pay for your admission.
CONSIDER JOINING US!
Why not support the Museum's efforts in preserving Baltimore's street railway
history by joining us! By becoming a member, you can even join our
all volunteer staff and help with many projects around the Museum.
Need an application? Just click below to take you to the benefits
of becoming a B.S.M. member.
Compelled to Join? Just Click Right Here! <<
All but $10.00 of your dues is tax deductible. Why not give a Baltimore
Streetcar Museum as a gift for a birthday, graduation, retirement or any
Just write our Membership Secretary for details and a membership application,
or print one line by clicking the "Feel Compelled" line above and print
out an application. Just mention that you are giving the gift membership
for the person indicated on the application.
you like what you saw here, please tell a friend!
Need Information? - Email The Streetcar Man
DID YOU KNOW? Baltimore
Streetcar Museum is just more than THE place to visit. It's a great place
to rent for birthday parties (children love it here), office parties, meetings
or any event that requires a "special touch!" Just call our information
line, 410-547-0264 for further details. B.S.M. also specializes in GROUP
and SCHOOL tours for all ages! You may also contact our answering
service at 443-722-1555 for information. We'll be glad to send you
a rental brochure or, if you prefer, you may pick up on at our Visitor's
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