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Chronology

05.09.1948 Streetcar operation in Columbus is discontinued.
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× Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Co.
1891 Columbus Consolidated Street Railway Co. → 1892 Columbus Street Railway Co. → 1899 Columbus Railway Co. → 1914 Columbus Railway Power & Light Co. → 1937-1948 Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Co.
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× Columbus New Albany & Johnstown Traction Co.
1899–1924 [in operation 1901]. Taken over by Columbus Railway Power & Light Co.
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× Indiana Columbus & Eastern Traction Co.
1902 Columbus London & Springfield Railway → 1907–1929 Indiana Columbus & Eastern Traction. Part of Ohio Electric in 1907–1921. 1929 to Cincinnati & Lake Erie Railroad
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× Columbus, Delaware & Marion Railway Co.
1901–1933 Columbus, Delaware & Marion Railway Co.
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× Columbus Urbana & Western Electric Railway Co.
1900 Urbana, Mechanicsburg & Columbus Electric Railway Co. [in operation 1903] → 1904–1925 Columbus Urbana & Western Electric Railway Co.
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× Scioto Valley Traction Co.
1899 Scioto Valley Traction Co. [in operation 1904] → 1923–1930 Scioto Valley Railway & Power Co.
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× American Aggregates Corp. · American Aggregates List of the models
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Trolleybus Facilities / Operators

× Columbus Transit Co.
1933 Columbus Railway Power & Light Co. → 1937-1949 Columbus & Southern Ohio Electric Co. → 1949–1965 Columbus Transit Co.
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Bibliography

1. Alan Lind. From Horsecars to Streamliners: An Illustrated History of the St. Louis Car Company. Park Forest, IL: Transport History Press, 1978.

2. Lawrence A. Brough and James H. Graebner. From Small Town to Downtown: A History of the Jewett Car Company, 1893-1919 (Railroads Past and Present). Indiana University Press, 2004.

See also

http://streetcars.telcen.com/ — a personal site of Dr. Harold E. Cox with author’s books and car builders’ order lists.

Links

Columbus Railroads
http://www.columbusrailroads.com/
 

Alex Campbell's website for historic photos, stories and articles from Columbus, Ohio

   

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