The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Transit Historical Society

Programs

Monthly Programs

Programs are held on the third Saturday of every month at Waterstone Bank located at 6560 S. 27th St, Oak Creek, WI. Doors open at 2 p.m. and programs begin at 2:30 p.m. Facility is handicap accessible.

MCTS Route 27 (to Walmart) and Purple Express buses serve the meeting location, the first stop south of College Avenue in front of the Home Depot. The Bank is directly opposite on the east side of the street.

NOVEMBER 19, 2022
TROLLEYS, TRAINS & MORE

By Charles Damaske 

This program will show rare 16mm movies on many electric and steam railroads in America including comedy classic shorts, sing-along on railroading.

DECEMBER 17, 2022
CHRISTMAS PARTY

Members Only – attend meeting to determine cost

JANUARY 21, 2023

No Meeting

FEBRUARY 18, 2023
THE HOP

By Bill Becwar 

Bill has been taking a pictorial history of “The Hop” in Milwaukee from the beginning of construction to the present time. He has taken some very interesting views of the system and will share them with us.

MARCH 18, 2023
NEW STREETCAR LINES

By Russ Schultz

 Russ attended the 2019 Electric Railroad Association Convention held in Tucson and El Paso. He took pictures there as well as Phoenix, Dallas and Oklahoma City. All of these cities have new streetcar lines

APRIL 15, 2023
PHOTOS OF MILWAUKEE LINES

By Dick Apel 

Dick Apel took these slides of the North Shore and Wells Street lines when the systems were operating. He will also share other slides on the Milwaukee system.

MAY 20, 2023
NORTH SHORE PHOTOS

By Nancy Gibson

The CNS&M Photos of Jack Gervais. Jack made several photo trips in the final years of the North Shore to document the line.

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