Street scene photograph showing the location of Dayton area telephone poles and telephone lines. Photograph No. 30, On Keowee Street, at Ohio Street, looking northwest. In addition to the telephone pole lines, the photograph shows: Old North Dayton residences and businesses, including Platt Iron Works at left foreground, a railroad signal tower in the center distance, and a man looking out a second story window in the right foreground. (Ohio Street was later Tony Stein Way, then following further road construction changes became the southernmost end of Valley Street.)
"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. 30, On Keowee Street, at Ohio Street, Looking Northwest" (1923). Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs (MS-70). 30.
Keowee Street; Ohio Street; Tony Stein Way; Valley Street; Dayton (Ohio); Old North Dayton; Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Houses; Railroads