An early horse-drawn car from the 1880s.
This is one of the 1915 Jitney sedans used for early public transit. Note the Cleveland/Akron bus line designation on one of the doors!
Another Jitney, this time from somewhere in the 1920s.
This 1941 Brill trackless trolley serviced Arlington Rd.
This is a vintage 1950s Twin Lines Fagol bus. Check that windshield!
These diesel fellas were purchased as part of a plan to modernize the then-called Akron Transportation Co.
A Goodyear bus from the 20s waits for workers to climb aboard.
Two well-shod gentlemen stand near an early SCAT bus.
The Northern Ohio Power & Light Co. shows off its transit goodies. A double-decker bus can be seen in the second row, upper left.
This is the downtown stretch of Akron's Main Street. See the marquee for The Mayflower Hotel?
Buses lined up near METRO's original bus garages, which still stand next to our administrative offices today.
Post-World War II saw the end of the streetcar & electric trolley era.
A wide shot of the original Kenmore Blvd. bus barns. Note the crisscrossing (and low-hanging!) trolley cables.
METRO's Main Street Transitway in living color.