Freight Car Friday – Freight Cars of Cleveland

Trains in Cleveland – great article on Lionel’s blog.

Lionel Trains

Lionel is traveling along with the World’s Greatest Hobby Show again this year. Each year this tour travels to new cities across the United States with representatives from manufacturers, clubs and local hobby shops. It’s not your traditional train show but an event designed to provide a fun introduction to the hobby for newcomers of all ages. For more about the tour and this year’s locations, see the WGH website. As we travel to new cities, each week we’ll highlight some of the real railroading treasures of these towns here, beginning with this week’s show in Cleveland, OH.

Cleveland has long been a major transportation hub and an important location on all of the major northeastern trunk lines. With its port on Lake Erie, Cleveland was and is an important point in the movement or ore from the upper midwest to the mills of eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania…

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