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FORMER D.S.R. CARBARNS & BUS GARAGES  (R)
(A listing of streetcar barns and bus garages built or acquired by the City of Detroit since 1921)
THE D.S.R HIGHLAND PARK TERMINAL  (coming soon!)
THE D.S.R WYOMING TERMINAL
THE D.S.R. YEARS
Detroiters can be seen climbing aboard a Michigan-Gratiot PCC streetcar on Monroe Street in downtown
Detroit back in 1955, while DSR buses were also at work. The City of Detroit's owned and operated transit
system operated as the Department of Street Railways (DSR) from the years 1922 to 1974.
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(Please click-on the following links below for articles on the Detroit DSR)
FROM STEEL WHEELS TO RUBBER TIRES: D.S.R. RAIL LINE ABANDONMENTS (1937-1956)
(A listing of the dates when DSR streetcar lines were abandoned and converted to motor buses)

D.S.R. RAIL LINE ROUTE MAP: STREETCAR LINES - 1941
(Copy of 1941 DSR Streetcar Route Map, courtesy of the Schramm Collection)

D.S.R. (Sept 1950) RAIL & BUS ROUTE MAP: 1950 DSR Route Map

THE "MISS DSR" CAMPAIGN

D.S.R. "STOP-FINDER" SIGN MAP  (R)

D.S.R.'s FIRST BUS STOP SHELTER  (R)

D.S.R. ROUTES & NUMBERS 1966-1974  (R)
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PRE-D.S.R. YEARS
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SITE DIVISIONS
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HORSE-CAR ERA
THE PINGREE YEARS
THE D.U.R. YEARS
CITY TAKE-OVER
D.S.R. YEARS
D-DOT YEARS
FLEET PHOTOS
FLEET ROSTERS
P.C.C. ERA
ROUTE HISTORY
TRANSIT VIDEOS
MISCELLANEOUS
OLD DETROIT
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A look back at the History of Public Transportation in and around the City of Detroit.
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THE D.S.R. ERA:
THE EARLY D.S.R. YEARS (1922--1935)  (coming later)
THE MIDDLE D.S.R. YEARS (1935--1945)  (coming later)
THE POST WW-II D.S.R. YEARS (1945--1960)  (coming later)
THE LATER D.S.R. YEARS (1960--1974)  (coming later)
D.S.R. MISCELLANEOUS:
DETROIT'S ELECTRIC TROLLEY-BUS YEARS:  (coming soon)
INTRO: Just What Is A "Trolley-bus"?
Part 1 - The First Trackless Trolley-Buses in Detroit
Part 2 - Warren Avenue "Crosstown" Operation
Part 3 - Grand River Avenue Operation
D.S.R. TERMINAL & CARBARN HISTORY:
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THOSE OBSCURE D.S.R. OPERATIONS:
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