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The electric interurban railways in America

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        StatementStanford University Press
        PublishersStanford University Press
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        LC Classifications1960
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 79 p. :
        Number of Pages49
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        ISBN 10nodata
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Goodbye To The Interurban

Union Street Railway: The Union Street Railway was created in 1894 to serve New Bedford and Fall River. It had plans to continue further but was never profitable enough to do so.

A few of the weaker interurbans failed soon after World War I, and by the end of the twenties the whole traction network was beginning to The electric interurban railways in America as hard-surfaced highways and mass-produced cars spread across the land.

Stephen Street Railway Company, which was created in 1891. It remained in service until 1937 when passenger operations ended and Southern Pacific picked up the line for freight services which lasted until 1987. It became part of the Connecticut Company's Torrington and Winsted Division in 1915 and was abandoned in 1929. In 1923 it became part of Illinois Traction. Four years were spent constructing a tremendous fill, nearly two miles long and 180 feet wide at the base, across Coffey Creek Bottoms, east of Gary, Indiana.

It abandoned operations in 1934. "-- Richmond Times-Dispatch, "Rarely has the story of an entire industry been told with such thoroughness, objectivity, and meticulous care.

The Electric Interurban Railways in America by George W. Hilton, John F. Due, Paperback

The line went through a few name changes before being abandoned altogether by 1922. It lasted until the final day of December, 1945 when operations were discontinued. Nowadays, one inches home hungry through the traffic.