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Today in Transportation History - 1911: An Interurban in Oklahoma

The Sand Springs Railway in northeastern Oklahoma was incorporated. By that May, the railway formally began operations on 8.6 miles (13.8 kilometers) of track between the community of Sand Springs and the city of Tulsa. 405 more words


HNY from BC Electric (and VAIW)!

This 1937 night shot of the BCER Interurban terminal on Hastings at Carrall is, as usual, well done by James Crookall. He was an ‘amateur’ photographer in the sense that he wasn’t a ‘professional’ (i.e., not typically paid to shoot stuff or people), but Crookall… 168 more words


Ozaukee Interurban Trail

There’s snow piled on the ground and patches of black ice underfoot, but that can’t stop my husband and I from trekking out into the freezing cold! 18 more words


National Reconstruction Administration - Part 1: Transportation

After the war the country was in shambles, and the Provisional Government led by Cannon needed to start the long project of rebuilding the country.  His answer was the National Reconstruction Administration, and, in the beginning, it controlled quite a bit of the country. 300 more words

Alternate History

WPC: Delta - Abandoned

‘Delta’ is the theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge as a change or transition from another time. The Vandalia Trail is a bicycle and pedestrian pathway through the Hendricks County. 102 more words


Some context on the Interurban trains of Washtenaw County

Although we’re all very happy here in Saline that the road work on Michigan Avenue and the related downtown streetscaping is well behind us, it was pretty cool last summer seeing all those lengths of Interurban tracks come out of the ground. 859 more words