The Electric Interurban - 1898

  • Between 1898 and 1928, ten tracks radiating from Detroit which connected almost every town within a 50 mile radius.

  • Interurban cars traveled 50 miles per hour on the open road. It took one hour and 20 minutes to travel from Detroit to Ypsilanti, and another 20 minutes from Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor.

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