Stories tagged: "Checker Cabs"

Kalamazoo had easy rail access to cities like Chicago and Detroit. (Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership)
Guitars, Corsets, and Kzoo: Kalamazoo’s Industrial History is Cooler Than You Think

Kalamazoo is filled with factories—and it’s an industrial legacy that didn’t grow overnight. Back when railroads were a dominant form of transportation in Michigan, Kalamazoo made a name for itself as the “Crossroads of Southwest Michigan.”