The decline of tour companies after 9/11 combined with the recession has hurt business for Classic Trolley in Medford.
Owner John Hagler hopes an order from Dubai for 10 custom trolleys will give the company a boost.
At its high-point, Classic Trolley had as many as 45 employees, cranking out 19 units in 1999, including eight for San Francisco and five double-deckers for Hawaii.
Last year, the output dwindled to two 60-seat double-deckers for San Francisco, one for an Oregon City client and one for a start-up tour firm in Albuquerque, N.M.
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