Number /"Miss Daisy"
by the Fairmont Company of Fairmont, Minnesota around the turn of the 20th Century.
Cars of this type were widely used by railways all over the world for track
speeder is powered by a 1-cylinder, 12-horsepower gasoline engine. |
Richard Fowler donated Miss Daisy to MATA in complete, but not operable condition.|
crews repaired, refurbished and dressed up the speeder's appearance.|
muffler was added to silence the unacceptably noisy engine. |
lights and appliances were also added so the car could be used in city streets.|
with a welder trailer and a rail grinder trailer, Miss Daisy enables us to perform
minor rail repairs on the M-Line tracks.|
page last updated March 28, 2012.