East Troy Railroad
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chargeman
N 42° 47.275 W 088° 24.363
16T E 385000 N 4738222
Quick Description: Wisconsin's last interurban line.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2006 9:46:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMVRM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoJACC
Views: 36

Long Description:
"The East Troy Railroad is the last vestige of Wisconsin's once broad network of electirc interurban railways. Concentrated in the southeastern quarter of the State this network once totaled approximately 385 miles of track. Most of the interurban railway mileage in Wisconsin was built between 1890 and 1910; the last interurban passenger in the State was carried in 1963 by The North Shore Line. The East Troy Interurban Line, formerly a part of The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company, carried passengers between East Troy and Milwaukee from 1907 until 1939..."
County: walworth

Location: Historical Center

MarkerID: 190

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