Remains of the Interurban Line

During the recent (2010) widening and resurfacing of National Road West (U.S. 40) on Richmond's west side, the contractor uncovered tracks that were likely from the Interurban trolley line that ran through Richmond in the early 1900's.

Rail tracks in front of church

Photo taken September 23, 2010

Morrisson-Reeves Library's Postcard Collection has several items that feature trolleys and the Interurban line:

Photo: Rail tracks along the National Road

Photo taken September 23, 2010

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