Woodward Ave Train Track Collector Piece
First of 3 Collectible Train Track pieces dug up from Woodward Ave in Detroit, MichiganThe Fedral Highway Administration (FHWA) has listed Woodward Ave. as the Automotive Heritage Trail, an All-American Road in the National Scenic Byways Program. It has also been designated a Pure Michigan Byway by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), and was also included in the MotorCities National Heritage Area designated by the US Congress in 1998.Woodward Avenue was the location of the first mile of concrete-paved roadway in the country.The roadway carried Streetcar lines from the 1860s until the 1950s; a new streetcar line known as the Q-line opened along part of M-1 (Woodward Ave.) in 2017. During the construction of the M-1 Q-line these beautiful antique train tracks where pulled up from underneath the cement.Only 3 pieces have been cut for public sale available now.
29" long, these train tracks will be enclosed in a table top display case, custom built for this piece. Inside the display case the Train Tracks will be mounted on marble from the old Downtown Detroit Firehouse which was opened in 1929 and most recently converted into the Detroit Foundation Hotel.
The display case will also made from Reclaimed Lumber from Detroit's abandoned housing stock and glass casing.The display case can be engraved with a message at no additional cost.
Letter of Authenticity will be provided.Free Shipping to anywhere in North America.Please provide 10-14 days for delivery.