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Railroad: Detroit Citizens' Street Railway Company


VariousDetroit Citizens Street Ry.Detroit United Ry.

Built: 1891 and later absorbed other lines.

Became: Detroit United Ry. in 1900.

Reference: [MRRC]


This was an electric railway. Bought Detroit Street Ry. in 1891, Grand River Ry. in 1891, leased Detroit Suburban Ry. and Detroit Electric Ry. in 1896. Controlled the Detroit Electric Ry and Fort Wayne & Belle Isle in 1897. Controlled the Metropolitan Ry. at incorporation. [MRRC]