Select Page

Video: 1922 Streetcar Rails from Route 10

The Milwaukee Independent caught up with transit historian Russell E. Schultz along E. Ogden Avenue, as Streetcar construction crews excavated the road from N. Van Buren Street to N. Cass Street. Underneath the paving asphalt were the timber and twisted rail relics from the old Milwaukee Streetcar, Route 10.

“I was seven years old when the line was abandoned,” said Schultz. “I had a chance to ride just a few weeks before the end of service, so I do have good recollection of streetcars in Milwaukee.”

A photo essay and this video interview with Schultz document yet another discovery of Milwaukee’s transit history just below the city streets.

About The Author


With various editorial projects in our production pipeline, this is our general attribution for credit when a single individual is not specifically attached by name. It is a catch-all author, used when several staff collaborate to report the single news story.

Photo © Notice

Original images published on this news platform are editorial content and the exclusive property of the Milwaukee Independent. All usage is forbidden.



6oct10:00 am- 4:00 pmDay of the Dead Remembrance

17oct - 20novoct 175:00 pmnov 20Pumpkin Pavilion2018


Subscribe to our news highlights

Every week we compile a list of our daily news features. Join our mailing list to have these links delivered to your inbox.

You have Successfully Subscribed!