By Craig Bara,Lyle Crist

based on neighborhood historical past, normal Robinson, a railroad professional from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, named this Ohio city �Alliance� in 1850. recognized for a short while as �The Crossing,� Robinson believed that Alliance used to be a greater identify because the nation�s significant railroads intersected right here. The identify caught, and in 1854, the groups of Williamsport, Freedom, and Liberty integrated because the city of Alliance. In 1889, the Village of Mount Union used to be annexed and Alliance turned a urban. not just did the
railroads aid shape our neighborhood, they validated Alliance as a urban of undefined. even if town has remained really small, with nearly 23,000 voters in 1990, has performed a necessary position within the improvement of Alliance. Many citizens
attribute the powerful management of the town�s governing physique to its business progress. This pictorial compilation records the expansion of the railroad and the shops and factories situated alongside those railroad routes. Even at the present time, the availability
of trains and the intersection of key traces in Alliance is critical to manufacturers.

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