Offnere Street Underpass construction 1927
Courtesy Peggy Ann Pollitt
Offner street underpass 1927
Peggy Ann Pollitt
The underpass on Offnere St. in Portsmouth, Ohio - streetcar tracks running under railroad tracks.
Offnere St. underpass during construction 1927
Courtesy Peggy Ann Pollitt
Looking north toward 11th Street. Notice wires for streetcar line going under the bridge. The brackets that held those wires are still visable today.
Levi Dee York was President of the Portsmouth Street Railroad and Light Company
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Removal of street car tracks May 1942
Portsmouth trolly looking toward the hills about 1910
Chillicothe street with trolley headed north past the Tower Post Office
Portsmouth shortly after 1937 flood Chillicothe street. Note the traction tracks had still not been removed as of 1937.
Street car coming south on Chillicothe street
Portsmouth Trolley turn around about 1894 or 5
Looking north from 4th street on Chillicothe street as street car is headed south
Street Car going by The Tremper Shoe Co. at the corner of Second and Jefferson Streets about 1898
Portsmouth Second Street showing traction tracks
Note on the right the blur of the trolley going past the construction 30 August 1927
Offnere Street Underpass 8 July 1927
Chillicothe Street looking north from just below Third Street about 1924. Note the traction tracks and street car.
Street car coming out of third street on to Chillicothe Street
About 1910 Chillicothe St., looking North with street car coming down the tracks
Note another temporary relocation of the traction tracks during construction in 1927
Looking southbound from 11th Street 13 August 1927. Note the temporary reroute of the trolley tracks.
Curved-side Trolley Car
Millbrook Park Trolley Station
Portsmouth, OH Street Car Wreck, May 1895
Street Car Smashes a Buggy. Sunday afternoon about six o'clock a street car in charge of Moterman[sic] Haupt collided with a carriage at the corner of Eighth and Chillicothe streets but beyond a smashed double tree no damage was done. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fezzle the occupants of the carriage were dumped out but not injured. Mr. Fezzel drove out Eighth street onto Chillicothe street directly in front of the car, not seeing it. The street car men were not to blame. Portsmouth Daily Times, Portsmouth, OH 13 May 1895
Portsmouth 1876 trolley taken at southwest corner of 10th and Offnere
1893-1923 - Portsmouth Street Railroad & Light Co.
1923-1926 - Portsmouth Public Service Co.
1926-1929 - Portsmouth Public Service Co. (American Gas & Electric Co.)
1929-1932 - Portsmouth Public Service Co. (Central Public Service Co.)
1932-1939 - Portsmouth Public Service Co. (Central Public Utility Corp.)
1939 - sold to National City Lines/streetcars discontinued
Portsmouth-Sciotoville (completed 1893)
SEMI WEEKLY IRONTONIAN Apr. 17, 1917
Asks for Damages. - Henry Scherer of Hanging Rock today filed a suit for $200 damage against the Ohio Valley Electric Ry.Co.for damages to his property caused by the building of the traction line from Ironton to Portsmouth.A. J. Layne, attorney.
Ohio Valley Interurban Station
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