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First time poster in this forum. My Irish ancestors were from Circleville and Columbus, Ohio. My furthest known Irish ancestor was James Welch, born in County Kerry or Clare Ireland around 1831. I'm not sure through which port he immigrated but it was possibly New Orleans based...
This baby has had one long career! The Gulf & Ohio owned Conecuh Valley Railroad based in Troy, Alabama has recently received this engine from sister railroad, the Yadkin Valley Railroad in North Carolina. This motor was built in August of 1969 for the Penn Central as the PC 7761. It was...
Ohio Central's 3253 leads the Newark-Zanesville turn across State Street in Zanesville Ohio during a then-rare evening departure. Visitors to Zanesville these days can be treated to an evening departure most nights of the week as the train heads into the setting sun all the way to Newark.
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