Did you know that there were once plans to build a subway in Cincinnati? We have the pictures to prove it.
These Cincinnati related photographs and more are available to researchers in the Archives/Library reading room at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus.
Ohio Board of Public Works, Cincinnati Central Parkway Photograph Collection Call Number State Archives Series 937 AV Click here to see finding aid. Construction of subway in the old Miami canal bed, north of Findlay Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, ca. 1920-1928. Construction of the subway began during the construction of the Cincinnati Central Parkway over the canal bed in the early 1920s, but never finished.
Jack Klumpe Collection Call Number AV 3 Click here to see finding aid. Hamilton-Middletown and University of Cincinnati basketball players grapple for the ball, January 1958 by Jack Klumpe.
Ohio Guide Photograph Collection Call Number State Archives Series 1039 AV Click here for the finding aid. Women workers making wieners, Kahn’s Meat Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1938.
Cincinnati Riot of 1884 Call Number SC 4607 Ohio National Guard troops manning a barricade on Main Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, March 1884.
To find more photographs of Cincinnati in the OHS photographic archives search these online resources: OhioPix online image database. Recommended keyword search: Cincinnati Ohio Memory digital library. Recommended keyword search: Cincinnati Format type: Photographs Ohio Historical Society Online Collections Catalog Recommended keyword search: Cincinnati Photographs Lisa Wood, Curator for Visual Resources