Metro History and Calendar

Learn about Cincinnati's transit history with history panels created by Dan Hurley of the Cincinnati Museum Center. These panels are on display at Metro's Government Square hub on Fifth Street between Walnut and Main streets downtown.

Journey Through History document 1.

Journey Through History document 2. Journey Through History document 3. Journey Through History document 4. Journey Through History document 5. Journey Through History document 6.

 2014 Calendar Available for Download

Each month, new Metro monthly calendars will be available. Download your favorite by clicking on the image of your choice, below. When the larger image opens, right click with your mouse and select "Set as desktop background."  Be sure to check back each month for the new images.

April 2014

Love your mother
April 22 is Earth Day, and there's no better way to profess your love than riding Metro. Come visit us at the Earth Day celebration on April 19 at Sawyer Point.

Photo from the Metro collection

Walking on water
Resourceful crewmembers of the Cincinnati Street Railway Co. came up with an ingenious way to counter Cincinnati's many times of pre-dam flooding: elevate the streetcar tracks to raise them above the water. Here, a curved-sider car makes it way through Knownlton's Corner in 1933 on just such tracks.

Photo from the Phil Lind collection

Hell or high water
April showers may bring May flowers, but in Cincinnati, they can also bring floods. This photo shows three open air cars making their way through waters covering Queen City Avenue during the flood of 1915.

Photo from the Cincinnati Transit Historical Association collection


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