The year is 1945. VE Day marks the end of World War II, actor Martin Shaw and singer songwriter legend Van Morrison are both born. And in May of that year, on exactly this week, the first in a new series of books for children called ‘The Railway Series’, charting the lives of a team of steam locomotives on a fictional island somewhere in the Irish Sea, written by a Hampshire based vicar to entertain his young son who had the measles, was published. 750 more words
You could say the love of trains in our family has skipped a generation. Saying my dad is an avid railfan could be the biggest understatement of the century! 729 more words
Thomas the Tank Engine will be making his annual visit to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad on May 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24.
Thomas will be offering trips from the Boston Mill station, located at the intersection of Riverview Road and Boston Mills Road. 171 more words