Streetcar Track Removal – Springfield IL

Description

“WPA funds helped pay for removal of 158,000 lineal feet of streetcar track that ran down the middle of many of Springfield’s streets, at a cost of $167,000. The work included resurfacing of the area where the tram tracks had been.”

Source notes

http://www.sj-r.com/x1569322029/Area-landmarks-trace-back-to-1930s-projects

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on October 31, 2017.

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Location Info


Springfield, IL

Location notes: General location marker for city

Coordinates: 39.782, -89.650

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