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Streetcars of Grand Rapids

Published on May 3, 2011 By admin

In this short video, Grand Rapids native and amateur historian Fred Quillin discusses the world-class electric streetcar system that used to drive the city economy. In the mid-20th century the automobile industry purchased the streetcars and dismantled them. In the video Quillin makes an impassioned plea to Grand Rapids voters to reinvest in a streetcar […]

Chasing the American Dream

Published on December 21, 2010 By admin

I love urbex. My guess is you’re visiting this website because you love urbex too or are at least intrigued by what it is. The economy in the United States is experiencing an extended period of unemployment hovering around 10%, enduring a foreclosure crisis and seeing an ever widening chasm between the poor and rich. […]