THE GS TRAM SITE

MIAMI

FLORIDA, UNITED STATES

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20 May 1928

The Miami streetcar system at its maximum extent, on the day the Bird Road Line was abandoned.

VIDEO

Miami streetcars video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Biscayne Bay Trolleys - Length: 3:19 mins.

PHOTO

Miami streetcar

MAPS

Miami Streetcar map

INSET: CENTRAL MIAMI

Miami 1928 centre streetcar map



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).

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DISCONTINUATION DATES OF STREETCAR TRACKS BETWEEN 20 MAY 1928 AND 16 NOV. 1940 (affected route designations in parentheses).


STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Miami Beach Railway Company (lines MB and N; also operated the other city trolley lines under contract)

BV Buena Vista Flagler St. - NE 2nd Av. [back: NE 1st Av.] - NE 2nd Av. - NE 36th St.
MB Miami Beach Flagler St. - NE 2nd Av. [back: NE 1st Av.] - Causeway - Miami Beach (Washington Av. - 23rd St.)
  N Nautilus Miami Beach service (5th St. - Alton Rd. - 45th St.)
WF West Flagler St. 1st Av - [SW 1st St. - SW 3rd Av.] [back: Flagler St.] - W Flagler St. - 22nd Av.
2A NW Second Avenue Flagler St. - NE 2nd Av. [back: NE 1st Av.] - NW 17th St. [back: N Miami Av. - 14th St.] - NE 20th St. - NW 2nd Av. - NW 36th St.
3A NW Third Avenue 1st Av - [SW 1st St. - SW 1st Av.] [back: Flagler St.] - W Flagler St. - NW 3rd Av. - NW 20th St.
6S SW 6th Street 1st Av - [SW 1st St. - SW 3rd Av.] [back: Flagler St.] - W Flagler St. - SW 2ndAv. - SW 6th St. - 16th Av. - NW 7th St.
7A SW 6th Street 1st Av - [SW 1st St. - SW 1st Av.] [back: Flagler St.] - W Flagler St. - [NW 3rd Av. - NW 5th St.] [back: NW 4th St. - NW 2nd Av.] - NW 7th Av. - 38th St.

Operator: Coral Gables Rapid Transit

BR Bird Rd. Coral Way - Ponce de Leon Blvd. - Bird Rd. - Ludlum Rd. - Seaboard Depot
CW Coral Way 1st Av - [SW 1st St.] [back: S Miami Av. - Flagler St.] - S Miami Av. - SW 13th St. - SW 3rd Av. - Coral Way - [Ponce de Leon Blvd.] [back: Bird Rd - Segovia St. Coral Way] - Bird Rd.
PL Ponce de Leon Blvd. 1st Av - [SW 1st St. - SW 1st Av.] [back: Flagler St.] - W Flagler St. - Ponce de Leon Blvd. - Coral Way
SS Sunset Rd. Bird Rd. - Ponce de Leon Blvd. - Sunset Rd.

NB: The one- and two-character route designation codes used above are for convenience only, and were not used by the operators.



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 Miami streetcar system.



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