Jacob R. Mecklenborg's Cincinnati's Incomplete Subway: The Complete History PDF

By Jacob R. Mecklenborg

What of these ghostly catacombs that lie dormant under urban streets? these subway tunnels, by no means entire, by no means choked with the screeches of trains and the busy commotion of commuters. simply there. lifeless. you've got heard of the subway's loss of life. The tunnels have been too slender. town used to be too broke. A grand miscalculation. good, so much of what you could have heard is, sorry to claim, unfaithful. the preferred tale of the subway's loss of life is myth-laden and as incomplete because the unique plan. the entire tale, lengthy buried in mounds of public files dispersed in libraries, is now published. neighborhood writer Jacob R. Mecklenborg emerges from these dusty tomes with a clean, thought-provoking, complete exam of the subway's loss of life and what its destiny may possibly hold.

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