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Hometown Trolley

American Made Since 1992

Kristina Hagan Pence-Dunow

Crandon, Wisconsin
Hometown Trolley is a third generation family business dedicated to preserving handcrafted quality of a gone by era.
Design, Technology

Tell us about your business.

Hometown Trolley has been manufacturing trolley buses since the 1970's. Hometown Trolley's are built using steel, aluminum, woods of red oak and mahogany, ornate brass features and cast aluminum vintage seating. From start to finish our handcrafted trolley are a piece of art reminiscent of a time gone by. Kristina Pence-Dunow has learned the manufacturing process from the ground up, learning to weld, wire, make and install wood products, etc. and now leads the company as 100% owner and acting CEO. With a passion for the future of our environment, Hometown Trolley recently developed a full electric propulsion system that will be available for production by the end of 2013. With her vision Hometown Trolleys have been delivered to satisfied customers across America and beyond.

What makes your business stand out?

We are one of four trolley manufactures in the US. We are 100% woman owned. Our trolleys are an American icon and represent the nostalgia of the turn of the century craftsmanship.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Never compromise quality for quantity

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