The big dog in the roundhouse is this 4-8-4 Northern built by ALCO in 1942. In 1946 this locomotive had the distinction of pulling President Truman's re-election campaign special. This engine has ... (more)
This diminutive engine is probably the most used at the roundhouse. The ex - New York and Penn Paper diesel built in 1951 is used to move steam engines and rolling stock around the premises. Its s... (more)
The Iron Horses (Ferro-Equines) are tucked in their stalls. CP 1293 is a G-5 Class Pacific. Built in June of 1948 by the Canadian Locomotive Works in Kingston, Ont, she sits ready to go having jus... (more)
The Age of Steam Roundhouse is an awesome place to visit to take yourself back in time.
Caught in the classic rods-down pose, Central Ohio 1293 (ex- OHCR 1293) leaves Sugarcreek, Ohio heading north on the OHCR. She's heading to the CVSR and this month's "Steam in the Valley".
Prior to departing Sugarcreek with the ORTA Special, Ohio Central's 2-8-0 #33 in original LS&I livery crosses paths with a horse and buggy.
After traveling north from Morgan Run to Warwick all morning, doing work in the yard, and now making the voyage south, this 4 a.m. crew is no doubt aching to be done for the day. This was the firs... (more)
It's nearly fall 1997, and a single passenger sits at one of the outside picnic tables as OHCR 13 (ex-BC&G 13) awaits its next departure time. Soon #13 and its train will leave, but for a moment t... (more)
Ohio Central RS18 waits for its next assignment at
From the archives III: LS&I #33. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, PA, February, 1916. At the time this photo as taken, approximately 300 operational steam engines r... (more)
Surprisingly, even though this is a smoke-free facility, no one called in to complain about former Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 33's smoking. The chunky Consol sits at the Sugarcreek station bo... (more)
Oil and grease cover 33's lead driver as she sits in Sugarcreek before departing with the ORTA special.
Stay away from my eggs! A killdeer protects her eggs as LS&I 2-8-0 33 simmers in the background.
Crazy driver! Even in rural Ohio, railroads have to deal with drivers speeding through crossings. In actuality, the train was still boarding and this buggy didn't have anything to worry abo... (more)
LS&I 33 runs light through the quaint Amish countryside of Sugarcreek, OH on a beautiful spring morning.