Yakima Valley Trolleys - Preserving America's last intact, early 20th Century, interurban electric railroad


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The following links relate to the Yakima Valley Trolleys. They will open in a new browser window.

The Yakima Herald-Republic Newspaper
There have been many stories about the trolleys in the Yakima Herald-Republic newspaper over the years. Try entering "trolley" into the search box to see recent articles.

The Tramcar Museum in Oporto, Portugal
This is the website of the tramcar museum in Oporto, Portugal where two of Yakima's trolleys came from.

U.S. Streetcar Systems Website
This website tells about trolleys all over the country.

Orange Empire Railway Museum
This website contains a section on Y.V.T. boxcab locomotive #297. This locomotive was donated to OERM in 1985.

Yakima Valley Museum
Yakima Valley Museum tells the history of the Yakima Valley. Their archives include many photos and records of the Yakima Valley Transportation Company.

HABS/HAER/HALS, Library of Congress
The entire YVT railroad was documented as part of the Library of Congress' Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey programs when it was abandoned by the Union Pacific in 1985. The documentation spans many official collections of the Library of Congress: