Sunday, February 26, 2012

R155 SOTNs: The Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railway

David Thompson sent this scan of a railroad cancel bullseye on a R155 type 2:


C. H. & D. Ry
AUG
8
1898


The Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railway was originally featured on this site in November 2009.  David now complements that post with this stamp and cancel.



The CH&D's mainlines ran from Cincinnati into Hamilton, and from Hamilton both west to Indianapolis and north to Dayton and on to Toledo.  The CH&D ran through Sidney, Ohio, the home of Linn's and the current home of Scott Publishing and the Scott Catalog.

The 1901 Poor's Manual provides this data on the state of the CH&D Railway in 1900:


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