Original 1914 Rapid Transit Loop Plan

RED  SHOWS TUNNELS FOR PROPOSED LOOP
 *All tunnels to be built by the cut-and-cover method, except for the Mt. Adams Tunnel and the short tunnel near Torrence Parkway, which were to be bored.

RED DASHES   SHOW PROPOSED MT. ADAMS TUNNEL ALTERNATIVE
 *In the Mt. Adams Tunnel scheme, there would have been no Walnut St. tunnel or 3rd St. el.  Instead a grandiose downtown loop would have been built, running south from the canal subway under Plum St. to 5th St., east under 5th to Main, and north under Main back to the canal subway.  Stations would have been located at 8th & Plum, Fountain Square, and 8th & Main.  There was no station proposed for Mt. Adams in the tunnel.

BLUE SHOWS GROUND LEVEL SECTIONS OF LOOP

GREEN SHOWS INTERURBAN FEEDERS OR MAJOR TROLLY LINES
*Kentucky trolleys on the Suspension Bridge and L&N Bridge would not have fed into the subway -- instead passengers would have transfered.

YELLOW SHOWS STATION LOCATIONS
*Clockwise, from Fountain Square: 8th/9th St., Race St., Liberty St., Brighton, Hopple St., Ludlow Ave., Crawford St., Mitchel Ave., Vine St. (St. Bernard), Paddock Rd., Montgomery Rd., Forest Ave., Dacey Ave., Dana Ave., Madison Ave., L&N Bridge.
 
 

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