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Columbus Street Railway
Newspaper Articles

         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

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
Accidents

June 29, 1874

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