THE GS TRAM SITE

DALLAS

TEXAS, UNITED STATES

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1953

The Dallas streetcar system after major reductions in the network.

VIDEOS

Dallas streetcar video Dallas Oak Lawn streetcar video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Dallas Streetcars 1955 - Length: 1:00 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Dallas Oak Lawn Streetcar Line No 8 - Length: 10:45 mins.

PHOTOS

Dallas PCC streetcar Dallas Interurban

MAPS

DALLAS

Dalls Streetcar map

INSET: CENTRAL DALLAS

Dallas centre 1953 tram 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).

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


ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Dallas Railway and Terminus Co.

Note: The following are paired routes: 3 - 4, 8 - 16.

  1 Belmont Downtown - Commerce St. - Live Oak St. - Bryan St. - Matilda St. - Mockingbird Lane
  3 Junius Hts. Downtown - Main St. - Columbia Av. - Gaston Av.
  4 Cole Downtown - McKinney Av. - Cole Av. - Knox St.
  6 Forest Downtown - Lamar St. [now: Botham Jean Blvd.] - Forest Av. [now: Martin Luther King Blvd.] - Second Av.
  8 Oak Lawn Downtown - Commerce St. - St. Paul St. - McKinney Av. - Bowen St. - Hawthorne Av.
10 Sunset Downtown - Trinity River Bridge - Jefferson Blvd. - Brooklyn Av. - Pierce St.
11 Hampton Downtown - Trinity River Bridge - Jefferson Blvd. - Brandon St. - Pierce St.
12 Second Downtown - Main St. - Exposition - Second Av. - Hatcher St. [now: Elsie Faye Heggins Street]
14 Forney Downtown - Main St. - Exposition - Haskell Av. - Dolphin Rd.
16 Seventh Downtown - Trinity River Bridge - Colorado Blvd. - 7th St. - Kings Highway


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 Dallas streetcar and interurban systems.



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