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Scioto Valley Traction

1924 Statistics       

        The Scioto Valley Railway and Power Co. (Successor to the Scioto Valley Traction Co.) - office , Third and Rich Streets.  Connects Columbus and Lancaster, Columbus and Chillicothe and intermediate points

        Power station equipment three A.C. Allis Chambers, General Electric total 6000 kva, 375-2300 volts, three phase25 cycles: 3000hp engine Hamilton Corliss ; 2300hp boiler McNaughton Franklin; 4000kw turbine (steam) General Electric; transmission voltage 27,000v; trolley voltage 600-625v.

        Seven sub-stations total capacity 4000kw; eight rotary converters .

        Power station and repair shops at Rees Station.

        Reaches Columbia Park.

        78 miles of which 3 miles are in paved street; (third rail); 4' 8 1/2" gauge; 13 motor passenger (no 1-man), 5 trailer passenger, 4 freight motor, 17 freight without motors and 12 service cars.  Fare 3 cents per mile.  Company does general lighting and power business.

- taken from the McGraw Electric Railway Directory 1924