DISCOVER MICHIGAN’S INTERURBAN RAILWAY MUSEUM

Explore the Lost Railway Museum
Imagine the time before paved streets, cars and buses. Village streets bustling with activity and people in the early 1900’s of Grass Lake. The electric Interurban railway system is the primary mode of public transportation. More than six railways intersected Jackson County and delivered visitors to and from Ann Arbor, Jackson, Battle Creek and Lansing. Now, get ready to see what that time was like at the Lost Railway Museum. Book a Tour Today
One Horse Trolley

One Horse Trolley

This horsecar was built in 1886 and featured in the movies "Hello Dolly" and "The Newsies".

Ford Model T

Ford Model T

In the fall of 1908, the first production Model T Ford was completed at the company's plant in Detroit

Introducing our Audio Tour!

Below are some teaser exhibit audio clips that can be heard in entirety at our Museum from your mobile phone. Click the Launch tour below when you visit the museum 

Downtown Grass Lake 1900-1910

Downtown Grass Lake 1900-1910

Downtown Grass Lake 1900-1910

Station #1

The rail workman's ride to the next switch

The rail workman's ride to the next switch

The rail workman's ride to the next switch

Station #2

Why a 1910 Model T is in a railway museum.

Why a 1910 Model T is in a railway museum.

Why a 1910 Model T is in a railway museum.

Station #6

Car #29

Car #29

Car #29

Station # 7 & 8