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In Years Past

April 16, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, the Jamestown Street Railway Company had a large force of men at work removing the pavement on West Third Street, preparatory to widening the devil strip between the tracks in accordance with the permission received at the meeting of the common council. There had long been a need for this improvement but owing to the failure of the council and the street railway company to agree, it had been delayed from year to year. Patrons of the line and those using the street would all rejoice that the work was to be done. The widening of the strip between the tracks would do away with the danger and difficulty of two large cars passing on that part of the line.



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