Construction Of Glendale, California, Americana Trolley
Gomaco Trolley Company began constructing two open-style trolley cars for the "Americana At Brand" project in Glendale, California, in fall 2007. The style is similar to the J.G. Brill open-style cars in Lowell Massachusetts, and Tampa, Florida. The first car, #1717, is 33 feet long and battery-powered, and the unpowered second car, GiGi, is 22 feet long and pulled behind the first car. Both cars were completed and delivered in April 2008. The grand opening for the "Americana At Brand" project was May 1-2, 2008.