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Railroad Tower from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Railroad Tower. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created in 1890.
Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.
This photograph depicts a railroad tower south of Granville Road (Route 161) prior to 1900. The tower contained mechanical signals for the north and southbound trains.
The cyclists are enjoying one of the 1890's most popular recreations, bicycling. The safety bicycle, with wheels of equal size, was first mass produced in 1889. Women were especially attracted to cycling, as it offered new freedoms in mobility and dress. Songs, poems, and editorials espoused the bicycle and the social changes it brought.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 78-G-135(i). The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0175.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 78-G-135(i).
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0175.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on February 7, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.