Stretch the canvas, tack it down, soak it with linseed oil, and apply the paint. Do not forget the clerestory windows.

About the Project

Keith Bray is back on the job!!  Support the work of this talented restoration specialist as he installs the roof canvas and clerestory windows on an iconic Washington street car.  Then he turns his attention to the interior ceiling work.   Capital Traction Company 27 entered service at the end of World War I and served the Nation's Capital through the end of World War II.  Help the Museum get it ready for its 100th anniversary.

Project Budget 
Expense
Contract for restoration specialist    $20,000
Income
Museum funds raised (including      $10,000
   Power2Give)
Maryland Heritage Areas Grant      $10,000


Matching Sponsors

Our generous sponsors will contribute $1 for every $1 donated to this project up to $5,000 ! (pending matching fund availability)

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$10,206.84 of $10,000 goal ⋅ ended 110 days ago
  • Donate $50 or more

    Listing in The Headway Recorder as supporting the restoration of CTCo 27
    Amount is fully tax-deductible
  • Donate $100 or more

    Participate in the unveiling celebration of CTCo 27
    Amount is fully tax-deductible
  • Donate $250 or more

    A Museum docent provides a twenty-minute tour for your group of up to four
    Amount is fully tax-deductible
-$206.84 to go. Every dollar helps.
$10,206.84 of $10,000 goal ⋅ ended 110 days ago

Founding Sponsors


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  • $179.20
    Lawrence Velte
    4 months ago
  • $179.20
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    4 months ago
  • $56
    Skip Hall
    5 months ago
  • $56
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    5 months ago
  • $4,480
    James Hogan
    5 months ago
  • $3,016.44
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    5 months ago
  • $1,120
    Ken Rucker
    5 months ago
  • $1,120
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