Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus Railway - Wooster

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Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus Railway - Wooster
Type
  • Railroads in Wayne County, Ohio
  • Railroads
Industry Transportation & Warehousing
Fate Dissolved
Headquarters Wooster, Ohio, United States
Number of locations 102 N. Market St., Wooster, Ohio

Locations[edit | edit source]

City Directories[edit | edit source]

  • 1919 - Wooster City Directory p. 131, Mrs. L. E. Welfare Agent M-266

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Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • 1903 - October 3, Service from Cleveland to Wooster, Ohio began. [1]
  • 1903 - The Cleveland Elyria & Western was consolidated with the three companies making up the Cleveland to Wooster route. The company was then known as The Cleveland & Southwestern Traction Co. which had a total of 135 miles. [2]
  • 1929 - The depression in 1929 became the downfall of the closing the the railway in Wooster. [3]
  • 1930 - July, Final bankruptcy for the Southwestern line. [4]
  • 1930 - November, Permission was sought from Federal Court to cease operations. [5]
  • 1931 - January 31, A hearing was held late January with permission granted to cease operations of the entire southern line from Cleveland to Wooster and Bucyrus, and between Oberlin and Wellington. [6]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Story by Max E. Wilcox.
  2. The Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Story by Max E. Wilcox.
  3. The Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Story by Max E. Wilcox.
  4. The Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Story by Max E. Wilcox.
  5. The Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Story by Max E. Wilcox.
  6. The Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Story by Max E. Wilcox.

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