Syracuse and East Side Street Railway

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The Syracuse and East Side Street Railway, an interurban rail in Syracuse, New York, was chartered on August 25, 1894, and was a successor to the Syracuse, Eastwood Heights and DeWitt Railroad Company.[1] The company was also known as the Syracuse and East Side Railroad.[2]

Syracuse and East Side Street Railway
HeadquartersSyracuse, New York
LocaleSyracuse, New York
Dates of operation1896–1899
Track gauge4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

The company went bankrupt and was placed in receivership on May 11, 1898, and on December 29, 1898, the property was purchased by the bondholders.[1] The East Side Traction Company was chartered on January 14, 1899 after a reorganization.[1]


  1. ^ a b c American street railway investments. The Street Railway Publishing Company, 1899 p. 262. Retrieved February 18, 2011.
  2. ^ "From Here to DeWitt". The Evening Herald. Syracuse, New York. August 31, 1894.