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THE ELYRIA REPORTER 27 Mar 1901 - to No. West of n Miss a well in received...
to No. West of n Miss a well in received arrived parents, new the and DEFITELLSETTLED Is 1 the Route to be Taken by YV. Out of Oberlin The O. E · W. Electric C6. have decided on the route which they will leave Oberlin for their new line to Norwalk. The is one of the first surveyed and out West College to the end, then crossing the fields diagonally to Garven's corners, it runs along the side of the highway to the two corner. At this point it cuts diagonally across the furms of James Mosher, T. E." Bell, A. Atherton, south of the Sherburno quarry and A. Dudley, striking the highway the cheese factory a little east 'of Henrietta Centre. This is about best and shortest route that can taken. Fred Cox who has charge of construction of the road, stated the first of the week that he would gang of men to work next at Birmingham, where a largo cut and fill has to be made. The fill this place is 2.400 feet long and foot deep and the out is 40 feet." Berlin Heights a fill of 2,000 feet length and 18 feet doop, has to made, and at Rattlesnake creek, Norwalk, a 850 foot fill is required. There is a large amount of stone work to bo built and Messrs. Coe havej'he contract for itb construction. Surveyors ran a lino fonn North Aofiherst to Birmingham Thursday a proposed route for Hie Norwalk extension of the C. E. W. road. North Anihersfc people evidently know a good thing when they see and aro offering the cotiipuny every inducement to como that way of the farmers owning land 6ve which the line vould run to are holding out for higher prices if they are not careful the road give us the go by. This is a opportunity for the Board of no show what such an organization is good for and if the members working for the interests of the town, they will make a big effort bring Hie roan this way. It would be money in thp pockets of the business men if each ouo wore to contribute enougli to purchase some of laud. The matter should be thoroughly investigated at ouce by tho board.--Oberlin Tribune.

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  1. The Elyria Reporter,
  2. 27 Mar 1901, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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