Kentucky's Last Streetcar

Gilbert Reeves, 5057 Limaburg Road, Burlington, KY 41005, shares this photo with our readers. According to Mr. Reeves, the picture shows the last streetcar to run in Kentucky. This car operated between Cincinnati and Fort Mitchell for over 30 years.The line closed about 1950. Mr. Reeves bought the old streetcar during an auction in 1951. For many years it rested on his property. However, in later years it was scrapped. Mr. Reeves still has the bell and the bumper from the car.