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By Craig R. Semsel

At the start of the 20 th century, the road railway was once one of many greatest within the kingdom. as soon as ubiquitously noticeable at the urban streets, by means of mid-century the streetcar used to be not anything greater than a far off reminiscence. Ohio was once domestic to a number of huge streetcar structures, specially in Cleveland and Cincinnati, and had extra interurban tracks than the other nation within the union. therefore, Ohio served as one of many highway railway industry's maximum facilities of producing.

Built to maneuver thousands examines the manufacture of streetcars and interurbans in the kingdom of Ohio among 1900 and 1940. as well as discussing the 5 significant motor vehicle developers that have been lively in Ohio in this interval, the publication addresses Ohio businesses that synthetic a few of the elements that went into those vehicles.

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