Interior of Brilliner no.
2021 at the J.G. Brill plant in Southwest Philadelphia,
September 13, 1939.
In many respects the Brilliner emulated the design of the pre-war PCC car.
Brill's attorneys and the Transit Research Corporation argued over alleged PCC patent infringements for years.*
2021 and 2022 were scrapped in 1951; 2023 in August 1956.
Harry Foesig collection
*Debra Brill, History
of the J.G. Brill Company, Indiana University Press, 2001, p. 207
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