Street scene photograph showing the location of Dayton area telephone poles and telephone lines. Photograph No. 106, On Wilmington Avenue, about Beckman Street, looking south. In addition to the telephone pole lines, the photograph shows: a rural view of an area at the north end of Shroyer Park neighborhood in Dayton, with a dirt road and several large buildings, some of which appear to be farm buildings or barns. The Dayton State Hospital Receiving Hospital occupied this approximate location on the west side of Wilmington south of Beckman for a number of years.
"Photographs of Telephone Pole Lines of The Ohio Bell Telephone Company Dayton District" by E.E. Brownell (March 1923)
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MS-70: Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs
Photographic print, black and white
Fritsch, R. E., "No. 106, On Wilmington Avenue, about Beckman Street, Looking South" (1923). Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs (MS-70). 106.
Wilmington Avenue; Wilmington Pike; Beckman Street; Dayton (Ohio); Shroyer Park; Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Houses; Farms