A week-long celebration marked the opening of Toledo’s new train station, Central Union Terminal, in 1950. It was a long time coming.
What did it take to get Toledo Express Airport built? Figuring out where, mostly: but a big push from big business got that issue settled.
The ice broke on the Maumee in March, 1908, and the steamer Yuma, torn from its mooring, took out a good chunk of the former Cherry Street Bridge.
Prior to its 1950 replacement, Union Station was a sore point with travelers and city officials. It was a dump.
The airport’s history couldn’t be summed up in a sentence or two, so a little history post was in order for Metcalf Field….err, Toledo Executive Airport.
Ten people, eight of them children, died in a July, 1963 accident southeast of Genoa on Woodville Road.