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Electric Trolleys of Washtenaw County

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Electric streetcars and interurbans appeared in Washtenaw County in the 1890s. Evolved from horse-drawn streetcars, electric cars were ideal for public transportation. They were cheap, fast, and went to plenty of places. The system developed around Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, branching out to Detroit to the east and Jackson to the west. Bigger and better equipment was added, and larger companies took over the small ones. In western Washtenaw County, two interurban railways engaged in a struggle for survival. Occasionally the ...

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Electric Trolleys of Washtenaw County
2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738561363

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Electric Trolleys of Washtenaw County
2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531639747

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