Veteran Ohio Central steam engineer, restoration expert, and Chief Mechanical Officer Tim Sposato operates Ohio Central 1293, viewed from the fireman's seat.
Ohio Central 1293 Backhead shown while running south in Cuyahoga Valley
Cuyahoga Valley Extra 1293 private trip for the Akron Railroad Club departs Fitzwater yard for Independence. The trip was sold out with 347 passengers aboard.
Cuyahoga Valley Extra 1293 Public trip running south under Pleasant Valley Road in Independence at the start of what turned out to be a "happening" in the National Park. More than 500 people were ... (more)
Northbound train 26 rumbles over the Cuyahoga River on the first day of fall 2007 as two kayakers make their way down river.
The rear end of the Peninsula train glides across the Cuyahoga River on the first day of fall. At Peninsula the crew will change ends for the northbound run to Independence.
The southbound Peninsula train is minutes away from it's destination as it rolls across the 'crooked river'. The old ALCO was originally built for the Canadian Pacific.
On the tail end of CVSR 26 the 4241 idles over the Cuyahoga River as two kayakers look on, enjoying the scenery of a beautiful fall day.
CVSR 1822 arrives at Peninsula Station with the 2nd leg of the Canal Limited. 2 brakemen guard the train as this area is heavy with hike/bike travel, plus the curious kids. Note the 2 kids in th... (more)
Cuyahoga Valley RDC set returns from its day in Canton, passing under CSX and past BD Tower in Akron, 5 minutes from Akron Northside station.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic heads north up the Valley haveing just departed Akron Station, Montreal Locomotive Works "ALCO" in the lead.
(EX. USAF #1243) 44-tonner Switcher: This 44-tonner was built in 1953 for the United States Air Force. It worked out of the Whitman Air Force Base in Kansas City. This locomotive was repaired and ... (more)
B&O 800 close up beautiful nose with Akron Station and crew in the background