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Steam Encounters in the USA vol. 1: NKP action in Ohio in 1956

May 09, 2024

Jim Guerin visits Conneaut and Painesville, Ohio in 1956

I've done another preview video for you, showcasing some of the scenes which will be presented in Steam Encounters in the USA vol. 1.

We've swung back to Ohio to witness steam and diesel action at the Nickel Plate Road in 1956. Jim Guerin frames a number of steam locomotives in the yard and shop area at Conneaut, then catches steam and diesel activity on the diamond crossing at Painesville:

In our ninth video (above) we visit Nickel Plate Road points Conneaut and Painesville (both in Ohio) in 1956.

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