LATEST STEAM NEWS: Chesapeake & Ohio No. 2716 Rebirth!

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A non-profit Kentucky group says its members will restore Chesapeake & Ohio 2-8-4 No. 2716 to operating condition.

The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.’s announcement this morning coincides with the calendar date, 2-7-16, and comes almost 20 years after the big Kanawha-type locomotive last operated in the 1990s. The locomotive is owned by the Kentucky Railway Museum and has been restored to operation on two different occasions: once by the Southern Railway in the 1980s and once by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society in 1996.

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All news courtesy of Justin Franz, Trains Magazine.

Traveling the Rails

Cleveland Life, January/February 2012 issue

My 1990 painting, “Crew Change,” has been featured in the January/February 2012 issue of Cleveland Life, a Special Section published by the Cleveland Daily Banner.  The article offers a glimpse into railroad history in Cleveland; the caption shares plans for the renovated depot:

The old depot is under renovation and will serve as the administrative offices and central transfer point for Cleveland Urban Area Transit buses once it is completed later this year.

Click here or on the image to download a PDF of the article, “Traveling the Rails.”

Click here to view the entire January/February 2012 issue of Cleveland Life.

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