Jaite Rail Spur

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The paper mill was a short distance from a railway line running between Cleveland and Akron. In 1907, the Jaite Company obtained right-of-way from the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to construct a sideline to the mill.

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Between 1907 and 1909 the spur was completed, with B&O Bridge No. 451/1 providing the crossing over the Cuyahoga River.

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Trains used the railroad line until it closed in 1985. The track hasn’t been used since then. The switch to the spur was removed sometime in 2002.

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2 thoughts on “Jaite Rail Spur

  • December 25, 2015 at 12:32 AM
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    how would i find this?

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  • March 27, 2014 at 12:23 PM
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    The bridge is still there, and some of the trackage, also cement from the Papermill, but is unuseable.

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