Railroad: Escanaba Electric Street Railway Company, The

BuiltEscanaba Electric Street Ry.Escanaba Traction

Built: 1892

Became: Escanaba Traction in 1909.

Reference: [MRRC]

Escanaba traction bridge This was an electric railroad which was initially built from Escanaba to Wells. Horses were kept available as standby power in the early days before electric power ad reached a dependable status.

The company was reorganized as Escanaba Traction in 1909.