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Cincinnati's Incomplete Subway: The Complete History

Cincinnati's Incomplete Subway: The Complete History

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by Jacob R. Mecklenborg
     
 

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What of those ghostly catacombs that lie dormant below city streets? Those subway tunnels, never finished, never filled with the screeches of trains and the busy commotion of commuters. Just there. Dead. You've heard of the subway's demise. The tunnels were too narrow. The city was too broke. A grand miscalculation. Well, most of what you've heard is, sorry to say,

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What of those ghostly catacombs that lie dormant below city streets? Those subway tunnels, never finished, never filled with the screeches of trains and the busy commotion of commuters. Just there. Dead. You've heard of the subway's demise. The tunnels were too narrow. The city was too broke. A grand miscalculation. Well, most of what you've heard is, sorry to say, untrue. The popular story of the subway's demise is myth-laden and as incomplete as the original plan. The full story, long buried in mounds of public records dispersed in libraries, is now revealed. Local author Jacob R. Mecklenborg emerges from those dusty tomes with a fresh, thought-provoking, full examination of the subway's demise and what its future might hold.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596298958
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
1,134,642
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Jacob Mecklenborg is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of St. Xavier High School, the University of Tennessee and Ohio University. He has worked as a photojournalist, a graphic designer, a teacher, and as a towboat deckhand. More information on the subway project and contact information are posted on his website, www.jakemecklenborg.com.

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