Street scene photograph showing the location of Dayton area telephone poles and telephone lines. Photograph No. 45, On Monument Avenue, at Kenton Street, looking northeast. In addition to the telephone pole lines, the photograph shows: a commercial/industrial area of downtown Dayton (near Webster Station), including warehouses and a water tower in the distance. A pedestrian carrying a large rucksack is visible in the foreground right. (Kenton Street ran along the west side of the Miami-Erie Canal, now Patterson Boulevard, in downtown Dayton. The bridge over the canal is visible in the photo.)
"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. 45, On Monument Avenue, at Kenton Street, Looking Northeast" (1923). Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs (MS-70). 45.
Monument Avenue; Kenton Street; Dayton (Ohio); Webster Station; Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Business Districts; Bridges