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Chronology

27.06.1947 Streetcar operation in Fort Wayne is discontinued.
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× Indiana Service Corp.
1872 Citizens Street Railroad Co. → 1887 Fort Wayne Street Railroad Co. → 1892 Fort Wayne Electric Railway Co. → 1895 Fort Wayne Consolidated Railway Co. → 1899 Fort Wayne Traction Co. → 1904 Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. → 1911 Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co. → 1920–1947 Indiana Service Corp.
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× Fort Wayne & Decatur Traction Co.
1903 Fort Wayne & Springfield Railway → 1912–1916 Fort Wayne & Decatur Traction. 1916 to Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co.
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× Fort Wayne, Van Wert & Lima Traction Co.
1905 Fort Wayne, Van Wert & Lima Traction Co. → 1926–1932 Fort Wayne-Lima Railroad. Part of Ohio Electric in 1907–1921.
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× Fort Wayne & Northwestern Railway Co.
1907 Toledo & Chicago Interurban Railway → 1913–1924 Fort Wayne & Northwestern Railway. 1924 to Indiana Service Corp.
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Trolleybus Facilities / Operators

× Fort Wayne Transit
1940 Indiana Service Corp. → 1948–1960 Fort Wayne Transit
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Information

Sources

1. George K. Bradley. Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Trolleys (CERA Bulletin #122). Chicago: Central Electric Railfans' Association, 1983.

2. Harold E. Cox. The Birney Car. Forty Fort, PA: Author, 1966.

3. Alan Lind. From Horsecars to Streamliners: An Illustrated History of the St. Louis Car Company. Park Forest, IL: Transport History Press, 1978.

4. Lawrence A. Brough and James H. Graebner. From Small Town to Downtown: A History of the Jewett Car Company, 1893-1919 (Railroads Past and Present). Indiana University Press, 2004.

See also: a personal site of Dr. Harold E. Cox with author’s books and car builders’ order lists: http://streetcars.telcen.com/

   

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