Public invited to learn about the electric railroad


This photo is of Interurban employees at the power house. Learn about the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the Champaign County Historical Society, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. New Carlisle resident Scott Suther is a member of both the New Carlisle Historical Society and the Medway Area Historical Society, of which he is vice president. He will present the history of the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad, which started before the development of the automobile and for 40 years continued as an important means of transportation for people and freight. As always this program is free and open to the public.

This photo is of Interurban employees at the power house. Learn about the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the Champaign County Historical Society, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. New Carlisle resident Scott Suther is a member of both the New Carlisle Historical Society and the Medway Area Historical Society, of which he is vice president. He will present the history of the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad, which started before the development of the automobile and for 40 years continued as an important means of transportation for people and freight. As always this program is free and open to the public.


Photo courtesy of the Champaign County Historical Society

This photo is of Interurban employees at the power house. Learn about the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the Champaign County Historical Society, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. New Carlisle resident Scott Suther is a member of both the New Carlisle Historical Society and the Medway Area Historical Society, of which he is vice president. He will present the history of the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad, which started before the development of the automobile and for 40 years continued as an important means of transportation for people and freight. As always this program is free and open to the public.

This photo is of Interurban employees at the power house. Learn about the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the Champaign County Historical Society, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. New Carlisle resident Scott Suther is a member of both the New Carlisle Historical Society and the Medway Area Historical Society, of which he is vice president. He will present the history of the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad, which started before the development of the automobile and for 40 years continued as an important means of transportation for people and freight. As always this program is free and open to the public.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/06/web1_Interurban-Employees-at-Power-House.jpgThis photo is of Interurban employees at the power house. Learn about the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the Champaign County Historical Society, 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana. New Carlisle resident Scott Suther is a member of both the New Carlisle Historical Society and the Medway Area Historical Society, of which he is vice president. He will present the history of the Dayton, Springfield, and Urbana Electric Railroad, which started before the development of the automobile and for 40 years continued as an important means of transportation for people and freight. As always this program is free and open to the public. Photo courtesy of the Champaign County Historical Society