R. E. Fritsch


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Street scene photograph showing the location of Dayton area telephone poles and telephone lines. Photograph No. 109, On Patterson Avenue, at D. L. & C. R. R. Bridge, looking west. In addition to the telephone pole lines, the photograph shows: view of a rural area in Oakwood or Van Buren Township, including residences, farm buildings, and large open fields. The D. L. & C. R. R. refers to the Dayton, Lebanon, and Cincinnati Railroad. (Some maps identify this rail line as C. L. & N. R. R., or Cincinnati, Lebanon, and Northern Railroad.) The location of this photo is estimated to have been on Patterson Road between Shafor and Shroyer.


"Photographs of Telephone Pole Lines of The Ohio Bell Telephone Company Dayton District" by E.E. Brownell (March 1923)

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries


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MS-70: Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs

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Photographic print, black and white

Spatial Coverage

Van Buren (Montgomery County, Ohio : Township); Oakwood (Ohio)


Patterson Avenue; D.L.&C. Railroad; Dayton, Lebanon, and Cincinnati Railroad; Van Buren (Montgomery County, Ohio : Township); Oakwood (Ohio); Streets--Ohio--Oakwood; Houses; Farms; Railroads


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No Copyright - United States