US40 #24 CINCINNATI, OHIO (Birdseye Map, 1900, Henderson)
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The image features a rather daring sort of brinksmanship played with perspective -- giving the city an energized appearance in a swelled-to-bursting sort of way.
(Oh, and Cincinnati: I really like Brandon Phillips as a ballplayer and as a personality. Apologies for all the uptight St. Louis Cardinal fans who are oblivious to his charm or angry about his gamesmanship. You'll have to excuse us... their earnest, sanctimonious butt-hurtness comes from the fact that it's been a decade since we've had a ballplayer with actual charisma or personality.)
(You got a good team, you're a real great baseball town, and the rivalry is a fun one and makes a lot of sense in a way that Cards/Cubs really hasn't for the last 30 years: both river cities, similar size, both nominally "Northern" cities that are still very "Southern" in many respects. I say we run with it.)
(Before we start singing "Kumbiyah" and braiding each others' hair over here, come mid-September, all residents of all other contending NL Central cities are dead to me for a period of one month.)
For more map resources and imagery from this period in Cincinnati's history, check out the Ohio Historical Society's website.