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Street, interurban, and rapid transit railways of the United States

Thomas R. Bullard

Street, interurban, and rapid transit railways of the United States

a selective historical bibliography

by Thomas R. Bullard

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Published by H.E. Cox in Forty Fort, PA (80 Virginia Terr., Forty Fort 18704) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Street-railroads -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Thomas R. Bullard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7234.S8 B84 1984, TF723 B84 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2949036M
      LC Control Number84189666

      Interurban Press was a small, privately owned American publishing company, specializing in books about streetcars, other forms of rail transit and railroads in North America, from until It was based in the Los Angeles area, and specifically in Glendale, California after . RAILWAYS, INTERURBANRAILWAYS, INTERURBAN. Electric interurban trains grew out of city-based networks of electric streetcars, commonly known as trolleys. Transit companies nationwide began to electrify their lines following the successful installation of a so-called "Sprague" system in Richmond, Virginia, in Inventors had been experimenting with electricity as a source .

      Growth and decline The interurban movement began in the mid's, on the heels of the electrification of street railways, when advances in power-distribution technology permitted the transmission of electricity over greater distances than had been possible. Fiscal Year Data: Passenger Miles: 2,, Unlinked Passenger Trips:: , Average Trip Length (miles): Fares Collected: $, Operating Expenses.

      A heritage railway (United Kingdom), preserved railway (United Kingdom), or tourist railroad (United States and Canada) is a term used for a railway which is run as a tourist attraction, is usually but not always run by volunteers, and seeks to re-create railway scenes of the List of heritage railwaysBus: Bus, list, type, Bus rapid transit, . Street, Interurban and Rapid Transit Railways of the United States, A Selective Historical Bibliography: James Henwood: Bullard, Thomas R. and Shapotkin, William M. Faster Than the Limiteds: The Story of the Chicago-New York Air Line Railroad and its Transformation into Gary Railways: LeRoy O. King, Jr. Burg, William.


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Street, interurban, and rapid transit railways of the United States by Thomas R. Bullard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Street, interurban, and rapid transit railways of the United States: a selective historical bibliography. [Thomas R Bullard]. This is a list of interurban railways in North America. Elsewhere, the term was not used or did not have the same meaning.

The vast majority of these systems are defunct. All were opened primarily as passenger carriers, although many survived as freight railways after passenger service ceased. British Columbia.

Nova Scotia. 4 United States. The first interurban to emerge in the United States was the Newark and Granville Street Railway in Ohio, interurban opened in It was not a major success, but others followed.

[7] The development of the automobile was then in its infancy, and to many investors interurbans appeared to be future of local transportation. interurban railways. Individual interurban lines are sorted by the American states where they operated, and each rail line's history is featured.

The book contains articles about railway cars, passenger routes, freight services. and more It has information about all interurban transit companies. The book is not a picture book, although it does haveCited by: Street, Interurban, and Rapid Transit Railways of the United States.

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Stamp and John F. Bromley, entitled Riding the Radials: Toronto’s Suburban Electric Streetcar Lines and TTC ‘28 respectively. If you are looking for a detailed history not only of interurban service on Yonge Street, but on all the. Interurban and streetcar railways flourished in Syracuse, New York until the automobile, airplane and bus took their place.

The trolley or streetcar served travel within the city limits of Syracuse as early as In the beginning they were either horse-drawn or fueled by steam and by the end of the 19th century they were electric driven. Detroit Street Railways V3 – When Eastern Michigan Rode the Rails – CERA Bulletin # is the history of Detroit’s Street Railways But the paving of such roads in the 's and 's made the local interurban lines obsolete, with buses able to do the job more economically.

The Midwestern United States had the highest concentration of electric interurban railways, when interurbans were a popular form of transportation in the country in the early part of the century. Metropolitan Railways is a large-scale, extensively illustrated volume that deals with the growth and development of urban rail transit systems in North America.

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Q What can you tell me about an interurban railroad that ran from Chicago to Elgin, Ill.? — Jim Studnicka, Chicago A The Chicago Aurora & Elgin, originally incorporated as the Aurora Elgin & Chicago inran west from Wells Street in Chicago to Wheaton, Ill., where the main line split into two branches: one to Elgin and one to Aurora with a sub branch to Batavia.- Explore yak's board "Interurban" on Pinterest.

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