Street scene photograph showing the location of Dayton area telephone poles and telephone lines. Photograph No. 97, On East Fourth Street, at St. Clair Street, looking east. In addition to the telephone pole lines, the photograph shows: an industrial business area of downtown Dayton, including the Gebhart Wuichet Lumber Company (building and water tower), the John Rouzer (planing mill and general contractor), and several streetcars and automobiles. A group of pails, jugs, or hoppers for holding liquid are visible near the lower center of the image.
"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. 97, On East Fourth Street, at St. Clair Street, Looking East" (1923). Dayton Telephone Pole Line Photographs (MS-70). 97.
Fourth Street; St. Clair Street; Dayton (Ohio); Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Business Districts; Street Railroads; Automobiles