Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
and the Birth of Detroit's Auto Industry
You Auto Know Most of the railroad bridges in Milwaukee Junction were built, starting in the 1910s, to separate rail and street traffic.
Erected by MotorCities National Heritage Area, National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 42° 22.097′ N, 83° 3.922′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 461 Piquette Ave, Detroit MI 48202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ford's Model T (here, next to this marker); Studebaker in Detroit (here, next to this marker); Steps to Success (here, next to this marker); At The Height Of His Powers (here, next to this marker); Creating A Legend (a few steps from this marker); Ford Piquette Plant (within shouting distance of this marker); Detroit Association of Women's Clubs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Omega Psi Phi (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.