Memphis Street Railway

Memphis Street Railway Co. was incorporated March 28, 1895, as a consolidation of the Citizens Street Railroad, the City & Suburban Railway, Easte End Street Railway, and Memphis & Raleigh Springs Railroad. As of 1911, it was reported that the company's franchise with the City of Memphis would expire in 1945. The company operated 51 miles of double track and 26.5 miles of single track, using 109 open cars, 69 semi-convertable cars, and 132 closed cars (1911 roster.) The company also operated a wholly owned subsidiary, the Memphis & Lake View Railway (successor to Memphis Interurban Co, originally the Lake View Traction Co.) providing service on 10.83 miles on private right of way between Memphis, TN and Lake View, MS., using 4 closed cars.

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