Shoreline Interurban Railway
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook
N 42° 28.538 W 082° 53.341
17T E 344724 N 4704316
Quick Description: Shoreline Interurban Railway Michigan Historical Site Local Site no. 2071
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2006 4:53:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMAFC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 36

Long Description:
"The Detroit, Lakeshore, and Mt. Clemens Railway, also known as the Shore Line, began interurban rail service on September 28, 1898. The twenty-six-mile route from Detroit followed Jefferson Avenue through Grosse Pointe and St. Clair Shores to Crocker Boulevard and on into Mount Clemens. The interurban was a major factor in the growth of Detroit's suburbs in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It made the city easily accessible to those who lived along the line and brought Detroiters to the St. Clair Shores area for summer outings. Rail service between St. Clair Shores and Mount Clemens ended in 1927. Interurban railroads were eventually eliminated as automobiles and buses grew in popularity."

Located on Jefferson Avenue, south of Ten Mile Road in Saint Clair Shores, MI
The Geocache "Hotbox on the Spur", waypoint GCTJ6K, is located nearby.
Parking nearby?: no

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website: [Web Link]

Registered Site #: 2071

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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