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View on Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Electric Line
Akron; Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Electric Line; Railroads; Bridges; Transportation
The Akron, Bedford and Cleveland Electric Line, commonly known as the Alphabet Railroad or as the A. B. & C., was the first long distance electric railway in the world. The line was completed on November...
Snap Shot On C. A. & C. Railway
Akron; C.A. & C. Railroad; Trains; Railroads
The Cleveland, Akron & Columbus Railway was orignally known as the Cleveland, Akron & Zanesville Railroad because when it was finished on July 4, 1852, the rail did not yet reach Columbus. On July 5th,...
Akron; Silver Lake; Lakes and Ponds; Parks; Portage Lakes
Known for its clear water and good fishing, Silver Lake became a popular summer resort in the 1880s when the C. A. & C. Railroad laid tracks out to the lake. Ralph H. Lodge, the owner of the land, built...
On A. & C. F. Rapid Transit Railway at Silver Lake
Akron; A. & C. F. Rapid Transit; Railroads; Silver Lake; Lakes and Ponds; Parks
The Akron and Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Transit Company built a rail line to Silver Lake Park, a popular summer resort in the 1880s. The construction of this line created a fierce competition between Thomas...
A Brief History of Akron
Akron; Middlebury; Ohio and Erie Canal; Canals; Railroads; Cuyahoga Falls; Cuyahoga River; Lake Erie; Summit Lake; Portange Path; Summit County; Cleveland; Cascade Mill; Cascade Race; Cascade; Cleveland & Pittsburg Railroad; Cleveland, Zanesville & Cincinnati Railroad; Cleveland, Akron & Columbus Railroad; Erie Railroad; B. & O. Railroad; Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Electric Line; A. & C. F. Rapid Transit; Portage County; Twinsburg; Northfield Township; Boston; Hudson; Stow; Northampton; Portage; Tallmadge; Springfield; Coventry; Ritchfield; Bath; Copley; Norton; Green; Franklin; Summit City; Civil War; American Indians; Diamond Match Company; Mills; Manufacturing; B. F. Goodrich Company; Rubber Industry; Banks and banking; Schools; Churches; Buchtel College; First Universalist Church; Parks; Grace Park; Union Park; Perkins Park; Pleasant Park; Neptune Park; Akron Public Library; Clubs and Organizations; Military; Businesses
This history of Akron, Ohio appears in the Art Work of Akron, Ohio series and is spread out over the nine parts. It covers the time period from the early founding of the city along the Ohio Canal to 1898,...
Cutter For Trimming Or Cutting Boiler-Tubes
inventions; tools; patents; Akron, Ohio
Akron; Akron City Hospital; Hospitals
Several of the city's wealthy citizens banded together in the early 1890s and gathered enough funds to buy and convert the East Market Street home of Dr. S. W. Bartges into the first city hospital. The...
Lake Anna- Barberton
Barberton; Lake Anna; Lakes and Ponds
Lake Anna, a 18-acre pond in Barberton, Ohio, was named for the daughter of Ohio Columbus Barber, owner of the Diamond Match Company. When Barber was sued for tax evasion, he retailiated by moving his...
On The Canal Near Barberton
Akron; Barberton; Canals
The Ohio Canal ran along the east side of Barberton, Ohio. The Canal, along with several railroad lines on both the east and west sides of Barberton helped to make it an industrial hub in the 1890s. (Art...
Akron; Barberton Inn; Hotels; Barberton
The Barberton Inn was one of the most fashionable hotels in the Akron area for many years. It was built by Ohio Columbus Barber shortly after he founded the town of Barberton, Ohio in 1891. The $75,000...
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