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Episode 41

Who can tell us what was at the oval in the aerial photograph(s) below?
The year that each aerial photo was taken is given in the upper left corner of the photo.
The clues will consist of adding another aerial photo of a later year to the set.


CLUE #1:

CLUE #2:




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It's where the author was told was a horse track at Arlington Road and Greensburg Road at the
end of Caston Road.

A person from Akron reported that:

My dad and uncles used tell stories of how they would go to the horse track on south Arlington
to watch, as they put it, the ponies. From what I gathered it was similar to Ascot and was owned
by the same group. They used to say they raced buggies. I assume would be harness. Now this is from
the 30's up to WWII when they all went off to war. The photo shows what looks like Arlington and
that would be the area we would drive by and my pops would tell us there was a track there. No way
to verify this as they have all passed.
The aerial photo below includes a white rectangle to identify the area in the aerial photos above:



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