American Industrial Mining Co.
Preserving Our Mining and Industrial Heritage
Non-profit preservation, restorations and education

 
 
8 Builders of Trammer Locomotive Types (1-1/2 ton)
Photo gallery
Information gathered from published trade catalogs and builder's photographs
 
 

The Atlas Car and Mfg Co.
Type H
 
Built utilizing a spur gear drive system to compete against the Mancha design. The unit was very noisy and only manufactured for a short time span.
The Atlas Car & Mfg Co.
Type J
The Atlas type J was the biggest competitor against Mancha in the Trammer manufacturing market.
The Atlas Car & Mfg Co.
Type J
The modern Atlas type J with a rigid cab design,
The General Electric Co.
 
1-1/2 Ton General Electric Trammer
The General Electric Co.
 
1-1/2 Ton General Electric modern trammer type locomotive.
The General Electric Co.
 
1-1/2 Ton General Electric Trammer
The General Electric Co.
 
1-1/2 Ton General Electric Trammer
The Goodman Manufacturing Company
 
1-1/2 Ton Goodman Trammer was originally built to compete against the Mancha trammer.  Very few were built.  Goodman purchased Mancha Storage Battery shortly after these units were built.
The Goodman Manufacturing Company
 
1-1/2 Ton Goodman Trolley Trammer was built in the later years of Goodman.
The Greensburg Machine Company
 
1-1/2 Ton Greensburg Machine Company built almost a direct copy of the Mancha type trammer.
The Greensburg Machine Company
 
1-1/2 Ton Greensburg Machine Company rear view. Greensburg also rebuilt several Mancha Trammer units in the factory. We belive at that time they were able to change their design slightly. 
The Jeffrey Mfg. Company
 
1-1/2 Ton Jeffrey Mfg. Company Trammer Locomotive

One of our restoration projects with the Mancha Trammer Locomotives that operated in the Southern Anthracite coal field  "Bootleg Mine" area. 

The Mancha Storage Battery Company
Type B
 
1-1/2 Ton "The Mancha Little Trammer" Locomotive
 
The most popular among deep gold, silver, copper and precious metal mines. The compact design allows for depths of explorations exceeding 7,000 feet.
The Mancha Storage Battery Company
Type B
 
1-1/2 Ton "The Mancha Little Trammer" Locomotive
 
A Goodman builder's photograph. Caging dimensions was 47-1/2 inches. 5 hp motor.  Typically 18", 24" & 30 inch gauges.  Many were built with axles that could change gauges by moving the shim packs on the axles,
The Mancha Storage Battery Company
Diesel Trammer
 
The Mancha Diesel Trammer Locomotive
 
This unit is stored at an equipment dealer.
The Vulcan Iron Works Company
 
1-1/2 to 2 Ton Vulcan Iron Works Trammer Locomotive
The Westinghouse Electric Company
Midget Storage Battery
1-1/2 Ton Westinghouse Trammer Locomotive
The Westinghouse Electric Company
Midget Storage Battery
1-1/2 Ton Westinghouse Trammer Locomotive
The Westinghouse Electric Company
Midget Storage Battery
1-1/2 Ton Westinghouse Trammer Locomotive