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The North Shore Line: America's Fastest Interurban

Event Type: History/Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 1/19/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 LOCATION CHANGE: Centennial Hall Loos RoomWhat 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.
Library: Central
Location: Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room
Registration Ends: 1/18/2013 at 5:00 PM
Contact Number: 414.286.3011
Status: Closed


We're sorry. The registration deadline was 1/18/2013 at 5:00 PM.