Nuts and Bolts- The Mechanics of Tram Car 1220 (Culture Days Event)


Do you know what a contactor box is or what it does? What about a coupler? Visit the Steveston Tram during Culture Days to learn about the mechanical parts that made the tram cars run. Watch the trams ride the rails in Steveston, Vancouver and New Westminster in a video filmed in 1958. Discover how Tram Car 1220 helped to build the City of Richmond as we know it today. Children can create a self-portrait of themselves as a tram passenger.