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Poo Corner: 1902

Poo Corner: 1902

Circa 1902. "Main Street -- Dayton, O." No. 2 with a broom. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Monument

Could that be the Montgomery County Soldiers Monument in the background? It was dedicated in 1894.

Hey, free bikes!

People were more honest back then?

Still Here!

Dayton City still has the electric trolley (one of 5 cities that do). Read this article to find out more.

I remember when my son was very young taking the electric trolley downtown to do some shopping.

[That is indeed the soldiers monument phatsub. And on the opposite end of Main Street there is now a metal sculpture of the distance for the Wright Bros first powered flight]

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Below is the same perspective from August of 2008.

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