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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3/25/16