Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 24

Handout 3 - Student Activity Sheet

Streetcars and Interurbans

Directions:

Use the schedule for the Cleveland Terminal & Valley Railroad and the map of the Interurban Electric Rail Lines to help you answer the questions below.

  1. If you left Cleveland going south at 1:00 p. m., how long would it take you to reach Bellaire, Ohio ?

  2. How many stops were there on the Cleveland, Lorain, and Wheeling Railway Company ?

  3. If you left Ulrichville to visit your aunt in Cleveland going north, how long would it take you to reach your sister's house in Medina ? How long would it take you to complete the journey into Cleveland ?

  4. What was the northern point of origin for the Cleveland, Canton, and Southern Railway ?

  5. Which Cleveland, Canton, and Southern Railway train would you have to take to go to Canton and Coshocton ?

  6. Why were some of the cities served with more frequent service than others ?

  7. Look at the map of the interurban systems. What lines made up the interurban electric railway system ?

  8. What stops would you pass through if you traveled from Cleveland to Lorain?

  9. What stops would you pass through if you traveled on the Lake Shore Line ?

  10. Which lines would you have to travel on if you journeyed from Painesville to Wellington, Ohio ?

  11. What lines would you have to travel on if you traveled from North Amherst to Akron, Ohio ?


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