Lansing & St Johns Electric Interurban Railway

Electric Railway that ran from North Lansing to St Johns, became part of Michigan United Railway

electrified 1904, discontinued 1929
A portion of the original right of way remains as Loomis Rd, and also as a power company line



Merle Beach Substation



existing right of way



Right of way as seen from Chadwick Rd



Historical Marker in Dewitt


Route Map


USGS TopographicMaps      Lansing North      St Johns South   route is shown as "old railroad grade"

Interurban Railways in Michigan

Wikipedia: Lansing, St. Johns and St. Louis Railway

Reference: The "Great Northern" Ghost; The Story of the Lansing-St. Johns Electric Interurban Railway by Ford Stevens Caesar


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