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Item or Series Title Reed Interurban Collection
Catalog Number 2011-10-001
Description This collection contains photographs related to the interurban rail line between Lansing and St. Johns that was contracted April 23, 1900, and had its last run May 18, 1929. It began as the Lansing, St. Johns & St. Louis Railway company and changed hands (and names) several times before ending service.

The photographs were collected by Michael Reed for a display at a youth talent show. Most of the photographs are prints made from glass negatives that were taken by Emery Hamilton, who worked on the line. They are not dated and some of the location information may not be accurate.
Old ID Number 201101
Collection Title Reed Interurban Collection
Creator Reed, Michael
Other Creators Hamilton, Emery
Dates of Creation 1900-1929
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1929
Object Name Fonds
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.
People and Organizations Lansing and Suburban Traction
Lansing, St. Johns, & St. Louis Railway
Michigan Railway Company
Search Terms Passengers
Railroad employees
Railroad passenger cars
Railroad stations
Railroad construction & maintenance
DeWitt (Mich.)
St. Johns (Mich.)
Child Records Reed Interurban Caption Card
Reed Interurban Exhibit Card
Sugar Beet Freight on the Interurban
Railroad crew at the North Lansing yard
Interurban Station with Freight Dock
County Farm Sub-Station
County Farm Sub-Station
Power Sub-Station at Loomis Road
Interurban Cars
County Farm Power Sub-Station
Interurban Car
County Farm Sub-Station
Electric Power Generator
Merle Beach Power Sub-Station
Interurban Crew and Station Master, DeWitt
Interurban Car Pulling Freight Cars
Employee Inside Interurban Power Sub-Station