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 The Barton Street Route

The Barton Street Route

Start of service: June 16, 1890
End of service: November 14 1891
Route: James & Barton to Barton & Wentworth.

June 16, 1890
The Barton Street Route begins operating along Barton between James and Wentworth

November 14 1891
The Barton Street route was merged with the South Division Route to form the Barton, James and Herkimer route.


Hamilton Spectator
"Traveller's Guide" June 16, 1890, pg 3
"Better Street-Car Service - Several Much-Desired Improvements Soon To Be Made" November 6 1891, pg 8
“Brief Local Items” November 13 1891, pg 1

Mills, John M. Cataract Traction; The Railways of Hamilton. Toronto: Upper Canada Railway Society/Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association, 1971