THE GS TRAM SITE

BALTIMORE

MARYLAND, UNITED STATES

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5 Feb. 1950

The Baltimore streetcar network on the last day of operation of the Baltimore and Annapolis interurban.

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 - 1950

INSET: CENTRAL BALTIMORE

Baltimore central tram map 1950



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.
CS Commerce St. SS South St.
HS Holliday St. WJ Walbrook Junction

DISCONTINUATION DATES OF STREETCAR TRACKS BETWEEN 5 FEB. 1950 AND 1 SEPT. 1961 (affected route numbers in parentheses).


ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Baltimore Transit Company

  4 Charles St. - Lexington St. [back: Saratoga St.] - Saratoga St. - Fremont Av. - Edmondson Av. - Bloomingdale Av. - Walbrook Junction - Windsor Hills
  8 Towson - 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. - Gilmor 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. - Gilmor St. - Edmondson Av. - Catonsville (Rolling Rd.)
15 Overlea - Belair Rd. - Gay St. - Fayette St. - Pearl St.
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. - Gay St. - Fayette St. - [Commerce St. - Lombard St.] [back: Redwood St. - Sharp St.] - Hanover St.
26 Highlandtown - Eastern Av. - Oldham St. - Dundalk Av. - Trestle Bridge - Sparrows Point
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. - Camden Stn. - Park Av. - Linden Av. - North Av. - Reisterstown Rd. - Liberty Heights Av. - [Forest Park - Woodlawn] / [Garrison Av. - Belvedere Loop]
34 North Ave. - Washington St. - Wolfe St. - Eastern Av. - Canton - Eastern Av. - Oldham St.
35 Walbrook Junction - Windsor Hills - Lorraine Cemetery
47 Green Spring Av. - Mt. Washington
48 Belvedere Loop - Mt. Washington
99 Sparrows Point - Fort Howard

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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