Lomita Railroad Museum
2137 West 250th Street, Lomita, California 90717

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1881 Velocipede

1881 Fairbanks Velocipede

The velocipede hand car on display was built in 1881 for the Maine Central Railroad by Fairbanks Morse and Company. Riders provided the propulsion with the combined use of hands and feet. It was refurbished in 1990.

Other names for velocipede:

  • Pump trolley
  • Pump car
  • Jigger
  • Kalamazoo

Source: Wikipedia.com