We Craft
Custom Trolleys

Bringing a nostalgic presence to the world of transportation, our beautiful trolleys do more than turn heads. Experience a unique, yet comparably productive vehicle.

Increased ridership, higher satisfaction and superior fuel efficiency are just a few reasons why a trackless trolley provides real value for your transportation needs. 


WBE | DBE Business Owner
Woman Owned

Hometown Trolley is a third-generation, family business that is woman owned manufacturer of trackless trolleys. 

Kristina Pence-Dunow, CEO and owner of Hometown Trolley, founded the corporation in 1992 in the small town of Crandon, Wisconsin. Hometown Trolley, a transit vehicle manufacturer (TVM), builds trolley buses for public and private transportation, delivering to locations across the U.S. and abroad. Recent growth in the past five years has quadrupled the size of the company. Hometown Trolley is the nation's only woman-owned TVM and is a certified disadvantaged business. Named 2017 Small business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Kristina has strived to grow her company and brand to compete with manufacturers 10 times her size, while maintaining a high-quality product with a solid base of repeat customers. Kristina attributes the growth and success to her company to maintaining a personal connection with her employees and customers. 

Kristina was awarded Small Business Person of the Year 2017, 2017 Entrepreneur Of the Year, and is a Whitehouse Round Table invitee. Hometown Trolley is a certified DBE.

CEO Kristina Pence-Dunow
CEO/President Kristina Pence-Dunow



100% american made

From the first trolley built, our focus has been to preserve the integrity of craftsmanship true to its era. 100% American-made, and hand-crafted using the best materials like traditional spiral brass, exotic woods, quality leather, and decorative pinstripe detailing are at the forefront Hometown Trolley’s products. 

Hometown pride

The Pence-Dunow family, Kristina Pence-Dunow and husband, Joey Dunow, son Dustin Pence, and daughter Jessica Pence, continue to innovate while manufacturing trolleys with the same design principles, work ethics and commitment to quality established by the founding generation of Pence’s.

Green solutions

The engineering team at Hometown Trolley invests time in research and development to craft high-quality, reliable alternative fuel technologies for our trolleys and trolley stops. We are dedicated to preserving the environment and offering you products that increase efficiency and decrease your footprint.

We take pride in providing you with superior products and exceptional customer service.

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