Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line

Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line (HM1IAU)

Location: Lima, OH 45801 Allen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.523', W 84° 6.401'

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Ohio's first electric
Street Car Line
one of the first in the U.S.
Began operation in
Lima, Ohio July 4, 1887.

Operated by B.C. Faurot
as the Lima Street Rail-
way and Power Co. This
line served the city
until May, 1939.
The power plant was
located near the rear
of this site.
Erected by the
Allen County Historical Society
Ohio Power Company
Year Placed1955
Placed ByAllen County Historical Society and Ohio Power Company
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 5:06pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 744294 N 4514150
Decimal Degrees40.74205000, -84.10668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.523', W 84° 6.401'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 31.38" N, 84° 6' 24.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419, 937, 567
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 222 N Elizabeth St, Lima OH 45801, US
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