Railroad Depots of Northwest Ohio (Images of Rail Series)

Railroad Depots of Northwest Ohio (Images of Rail Series)

by Mark J. Camp
     
 

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Chartered as early as 1832, Northwestern Ohio railroads were among the first in the Midwest. Toledo, a rapidly developing lake port at the mouth of the Maumee River, was the destination point for many lines; others were just passing through on their way to Chicago and points west. By 1907, 20 lines served the northwestern counties. All had a series of stations…  See more details below

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Chartered as early as 1832, Northwestern Ohio railroads were among the first in the Midwest. Toledo, a rapidly developing lake port at the mouth of the Maumee River, was the destination point for many lines; others were just passing through on their way to Chicago and points west. By 1907, 20 lines served the northwestern counties. All had a series of stations along their lines, often with depots or other railroad structures. Although many have come and gone, Northwest Ohio was once home to over 250 passenger or combination depots serving the traveling public. Railroad Depots of Northwest Ohio relives the golden age of railroad travel through vintage postcards and mid-20th century photos of selected depots and related structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738534015
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Images of Rail Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
798,985
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Mark J. Camp is a geology professor at the University of Toledo, a lifelong Toledo resident, and a longtime railroad historian. He serves as a national director of the Railroad Station Historical Society.

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