Rich Street School accident photograph   Save
Columbus Railway, Power and Light Company Collection
Description: Taken between 1905 and 1930, this photograph shows a street view of the aftermath of an accident in front of Rich Street School, located on the corner of Rich and Third Streets. There are several men standing in the street along side horse-drawn carriages. This photograph is part of the Columbus Railway, Power, and Light Company collection, consisting of 53 glass plate negatives with images related to the Columbus Railway, Power and Light Company in Columbus, Ohio. In the mid to late nineteenth century, there were many power and streetcar companies in Columbus, Ohio. These companies eventually merged into four main companies, and by 1914 all the remaining companies merged to form the Columbus Railway, Power and Light Company. In 1933, with 1,509 employees, the company was the largest employer in Columbus, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV118_B01F42
Subjects: Columbus (Ohio); Ohio economy--Transportation and development; Traffic accidents; Streetcars; Horse-drawn vehicles; City and town life
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)