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Painesville Museum to Celebration Restoration of B&O Caboose Torched by Arsonist in 2006

The Painesville Railroad Museum will hold a christening ceremony on Oct. 17 to celebrate the restoration of a former Baltimore & Ohio caboose.

The caboose, C-2124, was donated in 2000 by Lubrizol Corporation, but damaged by arson on March 22, 2006. 91 more words

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Scenes from Cleveland's National Train Day

Cleveland held its first National Train Day celebration on Saturday, May 9 at the Amtrak station along the lakefront. Other events were held at the roundhouse of the Midwest Railway Preservation Society in Cleveland as well as in Sebring and Alliance. 325 more words

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Then and Now on the B&O St. Louis Line

Here is a little then and now at Mitchell, Ind. This small town in southern Indiana was the crossing of the Baltimore & Ohio’s line between Cincinnati and St. 521 more words

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Venerable PRR Cabin Car Makes Last Run

A last minute invite found me in Minerva, Ohio, last Friday to join a few friends on a “last run” of sorts. An employee of OhiRail owns former Pennsylvania Railroad cabin car 478033 and needs to have it off the property due to a major increase in business that requires that all track space be made available. 127 more words

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Renovation of ex-EL Caboose Finished

The Conrail Historical Society has completed renovating former Erie Lackawanna caboose 21165 and placed it on display.

Overall, volunteers spent seven years working on the car, which included replacing the oil stove with a coal burning stove, replacing the original worn out wheels with new wheels, cleaning and repairing the interior of the car, replacing the brake shoes on the car with all-new shoes. 93 more words

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Conrail Historical Group Restoring Caboose

A former Erie Lackawanna C-368 caboose is getting a coat of Conrail blue courtesy of the Conrail Historical Society.

The car was originally Conrail N7E caboose No. 119 more words

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