Ottawa Beach / Toledo Beach

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Ottawa Beach / Toledo Beach

Post by ToledoTerminalRy » Sat Mar 27, 2004 8:37 pm

In this picture and caption it tells about Ottawa/Toledo Beach I have never heard about this "Beach" does anyone know where this was? Its pretty interesting that this beach was only reached by Trolley!

Ryan ... gory=20229


Post by asmith87 » Sat Mar 27, 2004 9:37 pm

A little "googling" around puts Toledo Beach in Michigan just south of Monroe (but north of Luna Pier). Interestingly, the Toledo, Ottawa Beach & Northern Railway was apparently a precursor to the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line.


Post by asmith87 » Sat Mar 27, 2004 9:40 pm

O.K. Forget that previous post. I guess the post card does specifically say Toledo, Ohio.

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Post by nycrick » Sat Mar 27, 2004 11:37 pm

The first post is right, Toledo Beach is in Michigan. The picture is a station in Ohio. Just look up the Lake Erie shoreline north from Toledo and you'll see both Toledo & Ottawa Beaches on a DeLorme map.
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