Railroad: Citizens Street Railway Company

Kalamazoo Street RailwayCitizens Street Railway → Michigan Traction railroad

Acquired: Kalamazoo Street Ry. in 1893

Operated for 5 years.

Became: Michigan Traction Co. in 1898.

Reference: [MRRC]


This was an electric line.

Time Line

1893. Acquired the Kalamazoo Street Railway.

1898. Became the Michigan Traction Company.


The following sources are utilized in this website. [SOURCE-YEAR-MMDD-PG]:

  • [AAB| = All Aboard!, by Willis Dunbar, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids ©1969.
  • [AAN] = Alpena Argus newspaper.
  • [AARQJ] = American Association of Railroads Quiz Jr. pamphlet. © 1956
  • [AATHA] = Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter "The Double A"
  • [AB] = Information provided at Michigan History Conference from Andrew Bailey, Port Huron, MI

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