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By Craig Sanders

within the six a long time previous 1960, Akron�s community of railroads were really solid. Then a chain of mergers all started that yr, altering the face of the city�s railroad community. via the early Nineteen Seventies, the economic base�particularly the rubber industry�that had sustained the region�s economic climate used to be in decline, and the fortunes of the railroad fell with it. The self-described �rubber capital of the area� used to be hit challenging, and the construction of tires for the automobile all yet disappeared. The Sixties additionally observed a precipitous decline in rail passenger carrier, with the final passenger trains discontinued in 1971. A restructuring of the railroad that started within the mid-1970s left the Akron quarter with 3 railroad businesses. a few railroad traces have been deserted, whereas others observed the scope in their operations replaced or decreased. Today�s rail community in Akron can be slimmer, however the railroads are financially fit and proceed to play a big function in assembly the region�s transportation needs.

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