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Columbus Railway, Power and Light Company Collection
Description: Taken between 1905 and 1930, this photograph shows a boy dashing in front of a street car on a residential street. A group of children stands on the other side of the road, facing away from the street. 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_B02F07
Subjects: Columbus (Ohio); Ohio economy--Transportation and development; Streetcars; Street railroads; City and town life;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)