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         Newspapers have been described as "the first rough draft of history." Articles from the horsecar days - 1863-1892 - provide an insight into this long gone mode of transportation.

Oct. 26, 1872

Streetcar Critique of the Columbus Street Railways - Horsecar lines were in bad shape making nobody happy in 1872.    Newspaper

May 16, 1885

Street Railway Matters - Going ons in the 1885 streetcar business.    Newspaper

April, 1888

Streetcar Critique of the Columbus Street Railways - by 1888 the horse car lines were much improved and electric streetcars were showing promise.    Newspaper

Columbus Street Railway

June 29, 1874

High Street at Columbus Union Depot horsecar struck by a train. One passenger injured. - Newspaper