The North Shore Line: America's Fastest Interurban

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room

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LOCATION CHANGE: Centennial Hall Loos Room What was a streetcar in Milwaukee, an “L” in Chicago, and provided commuter service at passenger train speed between the two cities? The North Shore Line. Its Electroliners helped inspire the Japanese to build the world’s first high-speed rail. Take a ride with the documentary The North Shore Line Brought to Life. Posters and photos from the Milwaukee Public Library’s Poster and Historic Photo Collections accompany this program. Please call (414) 286-3011 to register. Street parking is free on Saturdays, but time limits apply.
Event Type(s): History/Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults

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