Trolley Buses of Tasmania, by Ian G. CooperTrolley Buses of Tasmania, by Ian G. Cooper
Booklet published by the Australian Electric Traction Association in 1980, 88 pages. Booklet - c.17.5cm by 24cm (S7985WSOU3)
Illustrated throughout with several small black and white photographs, this booklet provides a fascinating account of troleybuses in Tasmania. Contents include:
TROLLEY BUS No. 25 - Early transport in Hobart; The trolley bus is proposed; A trolley bus is ordered; Colonel S. H. Hancox; Leyland trolley bus No. 25; Huon Road service inaugurated
TROLLEYS TO A STATION - New Town Station and Carnelian Bay services; North Hobart tram; The route; Ryde Street turning circle; A look at the depot on the way home; Driver training at Cornelian Bay; New Town vehicles; Double deck trolleys?
THE CANTONS - Delays in conversion; 'Canton' chassis arrive; Albert and Jack Brooks; Body design of the 'Cantons