Detroit's Street Railways
"Detroit Street Railways" by Kenneth Schramm
Detroit?s Street Railways tells the story of public transportation in the Motor City. Early on, a host of streetcar companies carried Detroiters about their daily business. This period was followed by consolidation into one company, the Detroit United Railway. The Department of Street Railways, established May 15, 1922, inherited a vast system of streetcar lines throughout Detroit, the first city in the United States to establish municipally owned transit system. It was a leader and innovator in the transit industry, with continued streetcar service until April 8, 1956, when the last streetcars on Woodward Avenue were replaced by buses.
Paperback: 128 pages
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