THE GS TRAM SITE

BALTIMORE

MARYLAND, UNITED STATES

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6 Sept. 1945

The Baltimore streetcar network around the end of WW2.

VIDEO

Baltimore streetcars video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Baltimore Transit Company Trolleys - Length: 40 secs.

PHOTOS

Baltimore Brill streetcar Baltimore Brill streetcar Baltimore PCC streetcar


MAPS

Baltimore tram map - 1945

INSET: CENTRAL BALTIMORE

Baltimore central tram map 1945



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

Bd Bloomingdale Av. PS Pearl St.
BL Belvedere Loop RS Redwood St.
HS Holliday St. SS South St.
KA Kinsey Av. WJ Walbrook Junction

DISCONTINUATION DATES OF STREETCAR TRACKS BETWEEN 1945 AND 5 FEB. 1950 (affected route numbers in parentheses).


ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Baltimore Transit Company

  1-11 Pennsylvania Av. - Fulton Av. - Gilmor St. - Fayette St. - Guilford Av. - St. Paul St. - [Guilford] / [25th St. - Greenmount Av.]
  2 Druid Hill Park - Pennsylvania Ave. - Carey St. - Carrollton Av. [back: Carey St.] - Baltimore St. - Charles St. [back: Hanover St.] - Charles St. - Fort Av. - Fort McHenry
  4 Charles St. - Lexington St. [back: Saratoga St.] - Saratoga St. - Fremont Av. - Edmondson Av. - Bloomingdale Av. - Walbrook Junction - Windsor Hills
  5 Pimlico - Park Hts. Ave. - Reisterstown Rd. - Druid Hill Park - Druid Hill Av. - Paca St. - Lombard St. - Pratt St. - Patterson Park
  6 Orangeville - Monument St. - Hillen St. - Holliday St. - Baltimore St. - Light St. - Hanover St. - Hanover St. Bridge - Curtis Bay / East Brooklyn
  8 Towson (Burke Av.) - York Rd. - Greenmount Av. - Hillen St. - Holliday St. - Fayette St. - Gilmor St. - Lombard St. [back: Pratt St.] - Frederick Rd. - Catonsville (Edmondson Av.)
  9 Charles St. - Lexington St. [back: Saratoga St.] - Saratoga St. - Monroe St. - Edmondson Av. - Catonsville - Ellicott City
13 Walbrook Junction - North Ave. - [Baltimore Cemetery (Gay St.] / [Washington St. - Wolfe St. - Aliceanna St.]
14 Charles St. - Lexington St. [back: Saratoga St.] - Saratoga St. - Monroe St. - Edmondson Av. - Catonsville (Rolling Rd.)
15 Overlea - Belair Rd. - Gay St. - Baltimore St. - Kinsey Av.
16 Druid Hill Park - Madison Av. - Eutaw St. - Baltimore St. - Broadway - Thames St.
17 Clifton Park - Abbottston St. - Gorsuch Av. - 31st St. - St. Paul St. - North Av. - Charles St. - Read St. - Calvert St. - Baltimore St. - Camden Station - Ridgely St. - Westport
18 North Av. - Pennsylvania Av. - Baltimore St. - Paca St. - Lombard St. - Gough St. - Broadway - Eastern Av. - Canton (Conkling St.)
19 Parkville - Harford Rd. - Central Av. - Madison St. - Aisquith St. - Baltimore St. - Redwood St. - Sharp St. [back: Hanover St.] - Sharp St. - Ostend St.
20 Holliday & Fayette Streets - Baltimore St. - Wolfe St. - Fairmount Av. - Lombard St. - Eastern Av. - Oldham St. - Point Breeze
24 University Pkw. - Roland Av. - Lakeside
25 Camden Stn. - Park Av. - Maryland Av. - Huntingdon Av. - Falls Rd. - Mt. Washington - Belvedere Loop
26 Pearl St. - Fayette St. - Baltimore St. - Wolfe St. - Fairmount Av. - Lombard St. - Eastern Av. - Oldham St. - Dundalk Av. - Trestle Bridge - Sparrows Point / Fort Howard / Bay Shore Park
29 Pratt St. - Calvert St. - Raed St. - Charles St. - North Av. - St. Paul St. - University Pkw. - Roland Av. - Roland Park
30 Barney St. - Charles St. - Hamburg St. - Fremont Av. - McMechen St. - North Av. - Lafayette Av.
31 South St. - Redwood St. - Eutaw St. - Madison Av. - North Av. - Garrison Av. - Belvedere Loop
32 Lee St. - Park Av. - Linden Av. - Whitelock St. - Druid Hill Av. - Druid Hill Park - Reisterstown Rd. - Liberty Heights Av. - Woodlawn
33 Pratt St. - Lombard St. - Paca St. - Druid Hill Av. - Druid Hill Park - Reisterstown Rd. - Park Hts Ave. - Forest Park (Liberty Heights Av.)
34 North Ave. - Washington St. - Wolfe St. - Eastern Av. - Canton - Eastern Av. - Oldham St.
35 Walbrook Junction - Windsor Hills - Lorraine Cemetery

INTERURBAN ROUTE

Operator: Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad Company

   Camden Station (Baltimore) - Westport - Linthicum - Glen Burnie - Severna Park - Arnold - Annapolis

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me copious amounts of information and documents concerning the history of the Baltimore streetcar and interurban systems.



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