Remarkable Ohio


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ALERT: This marker originally erected in Darke County as #1-19. It has been moved to Miami County and will be corrected to #34-55 when possible.

34-55 Bradford

Side A: Bradford began, in 1852, as a construction camp of the Columbus, Piqua, and Indiana Railroad. When the Richmond and Covington Railroad made a junction here in 1864, the village grew with the railroad yard. There were 60 miles of track, a 50-stall roundhouse, and jobs for 2000 men. Community life in Bradford centered at the Railroad YMCA.
Side B: Blank
Sponsors: Citizens of Bradford and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: NE corner of N Miami Ave/OH 721 and School Street, 
Location: Bradford Y-Yard Park
Latitude: 40.1309500
Longitude: -84.4307170