Oklahoma Railway Company Car Barn. The dominant trolley company and the only interurban rail company was the Oklahoma Railway Company which was initially principally owned by Anton Classen and John Shartel. A "car barn" was set up for maintenance and quarters approximately between Olie & Shartel, south of NW 4th and north of the railroad tracks, sorta where Classen Blvd. and NW 3rd exists today. The 1st image is a crop from a 1922 Sanborn Map Company file which fixes the location.


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Both images below courtesy of Whistle Stop Trains/Vintage Rail Photos, Oklahoma City.
The first is a proposal, probably 1920 plus or minus a year or two. The second is an aerial photo showing what happened. "North" orientation appears to be different in the two images.




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